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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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Back By Popular Demand

After the success of our Healthy Persuasion Masterclass, we are offering another two x three-hour Communications Masterclass sessions- this time around developing mental health, alcohol and drugs, and climate change health messages. The sessions will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on 19 and 26 October and will be facilitated by Mark Chenery from […]

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News - 05 October, 2020

Find Your Veg Inspiration

It’s time to celebrate with Nutrition Australia’s annual Try for 5 campaign from 11 to 17 October. This year, Try for 5’s new website includes a collection of new vegetable-based recipes, food waste tips, how-to-cook tutorials and veggie hacks for fussy kids.

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News - 01 October, 2020

Skills Development Opportunity

Women’s Health East (WHE) is leading an exciting project focusing on gender equality and the prevention of violence against women with disabilities. WHE are looking for women with a lived experience of disability (including mental and/or chronic illness), who live in the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne and have an interest in joining a skills […]

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News - 30 September, 2020

Buried In Treasures

Maroondah Council Aged & Disability Department and Mind Australia are running a Buried in Treasures Program to commence in October 2020 via Zoom.  The Buried In Treasures program runs for 16 weeks on a Monday afternoon and assists people who would like to learn tips on how to de-clutter and stop over-acquiring, alongside people who have faced […]

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News - 29 September, 2020

Learning to Rebuild Connections

Andrew Fuller is a clinical psychologist who has worked with schools and communities in Australia and overseas. To help students and parents navigate the social challenges of isolation, he has published, Helpling Students Regain Their Mojo so they can reconnect with their school peers as they look towards a way out of the COVID-19 pandemic. A […]

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Raising Awareness About Poverty

Anti-Poverty Week will be held from the 11 to 17 of October. We invite you to use the promotional kits and raise awareness with your social networks about two campaigns that VicPCP is supporting. The Everybody’s Home campaign supports affordable housing for all and the Raise the Rate For Good campaign aims to ensure that unemployment payments never […]

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