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Meet our Systems Manager

16 Feb 2018

Debbie is our Systems Manager and has been with Queensland Country for 15+ years. Debbie looks after the systems and admin teams. She inspires her whole team with her healthy lifestyle and this year took part in her first ever Gold Coast Half Marathon. She recently sat down with us to have a chat...

The way you make me feel

08 Jan 2018

Now before we all burst into song and dance, like the famous Michael Jackson. It’s time to talk about the link between what we eat and the effects on physical and mental wellbeing. Whilst the effects of diet on physical health aren’t a new concept, the effects of diet on mental health are. Dietitian Emily Madden shares her thoughts...

My new role, Motherhood

08 Jan 2018

Earlier last year our ambassador Laura Geitz together with her husband Mark welcome their baby boy Barney Ross into the world. Read her story on life as a new mum and what's up next for her and netball.

Meditation series: Benefits of meditation – and yes, they go beyond relaxation

05 Jan 2018

Part three of blog series on meditation: Researchers are coming to understand more and more each day just how meditation changes a person’s brain – for the better. By slowing down and clearing our minds of constant internal dialogue and overthinking, we can tap into many physiological, mental and social benefits says meditation practitioner Maree Hollebone of Mind Massage – Creating Positive Minds .

Meditation series: Are you suffering from overthinking?

05 Jan 2018

Part Two of our blog series on meditation: It seems there’s an epidemic of what meditation teacher Maree Hollebone refers to as “stinkin’ thinkin'". And quite frankly, it’s doing us no favours. You may not even realise you do it, or just how often you do. The good news though is that you have the power to change your thought pattern.

Eating in moderation

07 Nov 2017

Christmas is only a few weeks away! With many social occasions, parties and end of year functions ahead glorious food is definitely a key topic. Especially how we can ensure we enjoy the season, without over indugling. The key of course is moderation. Lauren James from EatSmart Nutrition explains.