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News - 05 September, 2019

Drug Resistant Infections – A Reality

On 22 August 2019, Dr. Annalise van Diemen presented on Antimicrobial Resistance at the Statewide Executive Officer Network Forum on the increase in drug resistant infections in the community.  

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Four Priorities For Health and Wellbeing

The newly released Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2019 – 2023 is focussed on tackling climate change and its impact on health, increasing healthy eating, increasing active living and reducing tobacco-related harm. The Plan outlines the required targets to be achieved at a state, local and service level.

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News - 04 September, 2019

What’s Happening Locally in September

Knox City Council Immerse 2019 Immerse is an art exhibition that transforms the City of Knox into a living art gallery. Extraordinary art takes over every day spaces – inviting the public to encounter the unexpected. 3Rs of Family Violence – Recognise, Respond and Refer This interactive session is delivered by EDVOS, a specialist family […]

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Youth Soccer kicks goals for prevention!

In partnership with Migrant Information Center, the Action on Alcohol Flagship Group* have funded a multicultural youth soccer program as a alcohol harm prevention initiative. Two 8 week programs will be conducted in 2019 – one in term 2 and another in term 4. These sessions are held after school for two hours each week. […]

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News - 03 September, 2019

Don’t Judge a Book by it’s Cover

The Upper Yarra Body Image Group hosted their first regional symposium on Monday 2nd September and it was almost standing room only at Lilydale Lakeside Conference Centre. The informative event was suitable for health promoters and dieticians alike. Experts from research, service delivery and academia presented on weight sigma and weight inclusive approaches and the […]

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News - 08 August, 2019

Become An Accredited Consumer Representative and Leader

Health Issues Centre are offering two nationally accredited courses in 2019 for health service staff, consumer representatives, advisors and consumer leaders – a course in Consumer Leadership and the Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement. Participants will gain knowledge and skills to work collaboratively and strategically, to promote consumer engagement services with consumers, health […]

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Breaking the Ice - 05 August, 2019

Breaking The Ice With… Tracey Higgins

What is rocking your world? I have just attended the first forum of the ‘Nourish Network’ at Deakin University. It’s a network of passionate people and includes researchers, dietitians, health promotion officers, and policymakers working towards making our spaces healthier. One great example of the ‘Nourish Network’ being used in the retail space is Eat […]

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What’s Happening Locally in August

Knox City Council The Piano Man: The Songs of Elton John and Billy Joel Superband presents a tribute to two of the greatest Piano Men of all time – Billy Joel and Elton John. Maroondah City Council Artist of the Year and a Sunburnt Country The Artist of the Year exhibition is an annual exhibition by the […]

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