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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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News - 23 September, 2020

A Unified Voice Tackling Homelessness

Monash City Council has joined 12 other local governments in Melbourne’s east and southeast calling for urgent action for more social housing to end homelessness. Councils are often the first-responders to people in the community who are at-risk of or experiencing homelessness and provide outreach support to assist community members to navigate the available housing […]

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Some Good News About Gender Equality

Currently COVID-19 has dominated all aspects of life globally and put a spotlight on increasing gender inequalities and the rise in domestic violence. But there is some hope on the horizon. According to a recent article from  UN Women titled ‘Some Good News About Gender Equality You May Have Missed’ there has been good reason […]

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News - 22 September, 2020

#Dropthejargon

Tuesday 20th October is Drop The Jargon Day and is a day for health and human service workers to practice and promote using plain, jargon-free language for clients who have low Health Literacy. To acknowledge this day and the importance of better health literate practices the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) is running […]

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Professional Development Opportunities

Registrations are open for practitioners who are keen to participate in the following two training sessions being facilitated by MARAM:  MARAM Screen & ID Briefing will take place as three 2 hour modules and will be held in October.  Comprehensive Family Violence Specialist – Renewing Practice from CRAF to MARAM which is now available as […]

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Grants & Funding Opportunities, News - 02 September, 2020

Local Funding Opportunities

In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, protecting our health and wellbeing, and supporting local services providers and communities is more important than ever. To help partners and communities in the Outer East we have listed below some new funding opportunities that are opening soon: Reimagining Health Grants VicHealth are offering this program to […]

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