Former Bendigo doctor calls for mental health funding improvements

Elspeth Kernebone
By Elspeth Kernebone
Updated February 3 2021 - 11:10pm, first published February 1 2021 - 9:30pm
Doctor Skye Kinder has called for better funding to address rural and regional mental health. Picture: SALTY DINGO MEDIA

YOUNG rural and regional Victorians are particularly vulnerable to deficiencies in the mental health system, a former Bendigo Young Citizen of the Year and trainee psychiatrist has warned.

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Elspeth Kernebone

Accident brought me to journalism, but every day convinces me again that strong media is more important than ever. After a starting off as the sole reporter in a tiny NSW town, I’m loving the teeming metropolis that is Bendigo. Focussed on health, business and education. Got a tip? Email elspeth.kernebone@bendigoadvertiser.com.au.

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