This bush doctor is grateful for her chance to give back


Message from the author |  Annabelle Brayley

The 16 stories in Bush Doctors illustrate the extraordinary work of these unsung heroes.

This extract is adapted from Walking the Line, the story of Dr Molly Shorthouse, a rural generalist specialising in mental health who has, for the past eight years, worked with remote communities in East Arnhem Land and Tasmania.

Honed by her personal experience, Molly’s training and skill set is underpinned by her outback Northern Territorian childhood and her