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VicHealth (En)countering Resistance report

Useful support and strategies to prepare for and respond to resistance to gender equality initiatives. This resource draws together some effective tools and strategies to prepare for and respond to backlash and resistance to gender equality initiatives. It’s intended to support the people working for gender equality in a range of sectors – education, sport, workplace, local government, health and […]

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New Publications - 08 November, 2017

GE4Us: Ready to do some activism for the 16 days?

Ready to do some activism for the 16 days? Women’s Health East have just launched the GE4Us website, hosting much anticipated ‘guides’ and resources for you to browse and get planning! Resources now available on the GE4Us webpage: Background information on the 16 Days of Activism. ‘How to get involved’ document with ideas to utilise. […]

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New Publications - 31 October, 2017

Launched: Copies of new Aboriginal Health Wellbeing and Safety Strategic Plan

The Korin Korin Balit-Djak Aboriginal Health, Wellbeing and Safety Plan for the next 10 years, puts Aboriginal self-determination front and centre in all of Victoria’s health and human services. Five key areas of focus in the Korin Korin Balit-Djak are: Aboriginal community leadership Prioritising Aboriginal culture and community System reform across the health and human […]

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New Publications, Resources - 25 October, 2017

Knox Heritage Walks

A NEW SERIES of walk brochures highlights walks in the Rowville/Lysterfield area featuring local heritage sites. The brochures and videos are now online at the Victoria Walks website. Ray Peace, vice-president of Knox Historical Society, and a keen walker, started Knox Heritage Walks in 2015, with the support of Knox City Council, EACH, and the […]

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New Publications - 04 September, 2017

Women’s Health Survey Results 2017

The voices of women from all over Australia have been heard and the Jean Hailes 2017 survey results are now available. The Jean Hailes Women’s Health Survey is an annual national study designed to help better understand the health information needs and behaviours of women living in Australia. The Jean Hailes for Women’s Health 2017 […]

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New Publications - 17 August, 2017

Healthcare that counts: A framework for improving care for vulnerable children in Victorian health services

The Department of Health and Human Services have recently published Healthcare that counts: A framework for improving care for vulnerable children in Victorian health services. The framework supports all health services including hospitals, community health services, alcohol and drug services, mental health and dental services to identify and respond to vulnerability by embedding organisational governance, systems and […]

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New Publications - 04 August, 2017

New resource coming to prevent violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Our Watch is currently developing a resource to improve Australia’s approach to the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. This is a companion piece to the national framework Change the story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia developed by Our Watch, […]

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New Publications, News - 19 July, 2017

Knox has a new Community and Council Plan

On Monday 26 June 2017, Knox Council endorsed the new Community and Council Plan 2017-2021. The Plan sets a vision for the City of Knox and identifies our eight community and council goals that will drive Council activities over the next four years. This Plan was formulated in partnership with our community and we’d like […]

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New Publications, News - 07 July, 2017

Support and Safety Hubs: Concept Report released

On the 5 July the government released new details of Australia’s first Support and Safety Hubs. The Support and Safety Hubs: A State-wide Concept report, sets out how the Hubs will work, including their scope, how people will access their services, who will work within the Hubs and how they will connect and coordinate with […]

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