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News - 10 February, 2021

Specialist Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Advice Service is a phone-based service for anyone seeking access to specialist guidance and advice for those living with a life-limiting illness and those who support them. The service is for family, friends and neighbours as well as all healthcare workers. Specialist nurses and doctors provide information about serious illness and symptoms, […]

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News - 02 February, 2021

Feed Happiness

Enliven and nineteen other local organisations collaborated and developed a four-week ‘Feed Happiness’ social media campaign that builds the capacity of our community to increase their consumption of foods and promotes positive mental health outcomes. The toolkit includes background information and seven social media tiles to be shared among your social media networks. For more […]

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Health Literacy Now Available

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) are offering a Health Literacy Course to employees from health, local government and human services sectors across Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory. The course is more accessible and flexible by blending eLearning, webinars and online workshops, which allows time for valuable discussions & activities and to […]

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Competition Promoting Gender Equality

In partnership with Swinburne University and Knox City Council, PLEDGE is holding a ‘My Gender Equal Future Poster Competition’. People aged 16-21 who live, work or study in the Knox area are invited to create a graphic poster that captures a future where everyone enjoys equal opportunities, choices, services, and resources. Entries open on 1 […]

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Post Graduate Program Launch

Turning Point, in partnership with Monash University, is proud to launch their latest postgraduate program, the Graduate Certificate of Telehealth. The course will be delivered online and incorporates the most up to date knowledge in the field of telehealth, delivered by experts from Monash University and Turning Point, a leading national provider of telehealth services to […]

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News, Resources - 28 January, 2021

Connecting Young People

ConnectUs is an online service directory for the Outer East, connecting young people aged 10-25 years and we would like you to share this resource with your social networks and community. It provides information on health and wellbeing support, community groups and agencies, recreation options and education programs, and can be used by young people, parents, […]

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Living and Settling in Australia

The Migrant Information Centre (MIC) is running an online forum series “Living and Settling in Australia” via ZOOM. This two part series will focus on migration, visas and entitlements for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants. Please see below for further information on session dates and to register: Session 1 – Refugee, TPV & SHE Visas, Asylum […]

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New Publications, News - 27 January, 2021

Better Safer Care

The Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI) has released the first ever population-representative report titled, ‘Family violence in Victoria: findings of the Victorian Population Health Survey 2017′, which is available via the Better Safer Care website. The Victorian Population Health Survey (VPHS), conducted annually since 2001, provides comprehensive and reliable information about the physical, mental and social […]

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A Strategy For Equality

Women’s Health East has launched the  A Strategy for Equality: Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in Melbourne’s East 2020 – 2025  which is now available to download online for your perusal. The Strategy is intended to drive coordinated action in the region on these three key priorities, in order to address women’s sexual and reproductive health […]

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Scaling Up INFANT

  Access $5000 seed funding to get started with INFANT INFANT (INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition) was developed by researchers within the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University over 10 years to help families establish healthy lifestyle behaviours from the start of life. As part of this DHHS are supporting the […]

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