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News - 01 December, 2020

Community Connectors Program

The Migrant Information Centre (MIC) has recently received funding for the Community Connectors Program (CCP) to support people with disabilities from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The main purpose of the program is to reduce the barriers that people with disabilities from CALD communities face to accessing the NDIS. The main purpose of the […]

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News - 06 November, 2020

Gender Equality and Body Safety

EDVOS is excited to bring you three webinars for parents, caregivers and educators on promoting gender equality and body safety in the early webinars. The webinars will be hosted by Jayneed Sanders, an experienced educator, author, publisher and blogger. So book your place now! Gender Equality and Body Safety Webinar: Early Childhood Educators/Teachers Gender Equality […]

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News - 04 November, 2020

Reform In Action Forum

The Mental Health Victoria and the Victorian Healthcare Association are hosting the fourth Mental Health Sector Forum which will focus on the keys to implementing major reforms effectively. It is time to look at the how as well as the what of mental health reform. Book now to register!

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Yarning SafeNStrong

The Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) has established a free and confidential counselling phone service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people called Yarning SafeNStrong. It is available to people and families who need to have a yarn with someone about their wellbeing. Yarning SafeNStrong helpline is 1800 95 95 63 and is available 24 […]

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Available Support Package For The Aged Care Sector

The Federal Government is investing $12.4 million in a Grief and Trauma Response Package to ensure support is available for those affected by COVID-19 across the aged care sector. This is part of the $171.5 million COVID-19 response plan for aged care support programs announced in August 2020. The package will provide improved advocacy assistance […]

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Forums and Events, News - 28 October, 2020

Documentary Series Confronting Addiction

SBS is putting the spotlight on Australia’s addiction crisis in a new landmark documentary series called Addicted Australia which premiers on Tuesday 10 November. The series provides extraordinary access to ten Australians and their families as they battle addiction. With the ten signed up to a unique six-month treatment program, the four-part documentary series follows […]

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16 Ways To Call It Out in 16 Days

Women’s Health East and  Together For Equality and Respect partners have developed the #16Days16Ways social media campaign to assist organisations across the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne to participate in the 2020 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. This year’s campaign, 16 Ways to Call it Out in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, promotes […]

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Growing Head To Help

Inspiro, Access Health and Community, and Carrington healthAbility have partnered together and created an experienced mental health team, known locally as Head to Help. This new team will deliver mental health care and support in the Inner and Outer East catchment of Melbourne, with a focus on the mental health effects of COVID-19 on the […]

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