News - 05 August, 2019

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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News - 25 July, 2019

How values motivate change

Mark Chenery from Common Cause will be running two information forums in the East in September and October. Mark will present on how understanding and being able to clearly and consistently articulate the deeply-held values of individuals, groups or communities motivates concern and action for change. Mark recently presented his work with VicHealth on Values – […]

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Forums and Events - 16 July, 2019

Opening Doors Leadership Program – Call For Applications

The very successful Opening Doors Community Leadership Program has expanded to the Outer East and applications are now open!   The Opening Doors Community Leadership Program for Social Inclusion supports passionate community members from diverse backgrounds to strengthen community connectedness and reduce social isolation. The program provides emerging and existing leaders with the skills, networks, knowledge and […]

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News - 02 July, 2019

Facing the Challenges of Alcohol and Drug Prevention

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s (ADF) inaugural Prevention In Practice National Conference, held on 24 and 25 June, included presenters from Local Drug Action Teams (LDAT) across the country as well as local and international academics. OEPCP’s Kylie and Laura attend along with partner organisations represented too. Professor John Tombourou (Communities That Care – Knox) reminded us that […]

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News - 28 June, 2019

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week celebrations are being held nationwide each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is not only celebrated by Indigenous communities but by Australians from all walks of life. Show your support to the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community by participating in a […]

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2019 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards (VPHA), now in its 15th year, is an annual celebration of excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare. Read more…

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News, Resources - 26 June, 2019

Eastern Volunteers Training Calendar

Eastern Volunteers have just released their training calendar for July to December 2019 and are introducing new workshops for staff and volunteers.  These workshops include How to Write Successful Tenders and Submissions and Everything You Need to Know About Volunteer Recruitment. A full list of the workshops can be found here.

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Integrated Care Training Resources Available

The Department of Health and Human Services has launched the first of six online resources on integrated care for the health, community and social services workforce.  Once you are logged in these resources can be completed at your own pace and when it suits you. For more information, visit the Victorian Integrated Care Training website.

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