Whole of Community

Events

16 December 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Learn skills and gain confidence to assist someone experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviours.

The content for the Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course is based on...

24 February 2018 (All day)

Held in the multicultural heart of Geelong, Pakington Street, Geelong West the day kicks off with a street parade at 11.00am, with 90+ floats and 100’s performers.

Diversitat's Pako Festa...

28 May 2018 (All day) to 29 May 2018 (All day)

Inequality is bad for individuals. In more equal societies, people are happier...

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GLBTI Inclusive Practice: Service accreditation (The Rainbow Tick)

The Rainbow Tick consists of six standards against which services can be formally accredited to demonstrate LGBTI...

The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not...

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) is a product developed by the ABS that ranks areas in Australian according to relative socio-economic advantage and disadvantage.  The indexes are based on...

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda...

The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) is a pioneer in health promotion – the process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their health.

VicHealth...

MAV is the legislated peak body for Victoria’s 79 councils. MAV's role is to:

  • advocate local government interests
  • build the capacity of councils
  • facilitate...

VCOSS is the peak body for the Victorian community sector. Raising awareness of the existence, causes and effects of poverty & inequality. Creating a more just society.

The Australian Council of Social Service is the peak body of the community services and welfare sector and the national voice for the needs of people affected by poverty and inequality.

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The VicHealth Action Agenda For Health Promotion presents their vision for the next decade and outlines that work they will undertake to create a Victoria where everyone can enjoy better health....

The G21 Region Health and Wellbeing Plan represents a new collaboration in public health & wellbeing planning...

Community Indicators Victoria aims to support the development and use of local community wellbeing indicators in Victoria, Australia, with the purpose of improving citizen engagement, community...

Victoria’s Volunteering Portal is a free online resource to support volunteering in Victoria.

Mental health services in Australia provides a picture of the national response of the health and welfare service system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

Mental health...

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is the national agency set up to provide information and statistics on Australia's health and welfare.

The AIHW are a statutory...

The City of Greater Geelong Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the Region and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and...

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a statewide service in Melbourne, Victoria.

They provide training, publications, research and other resources to those experiencing...

Volunteering Victoria is the state peak body for volunteering.  They focus on advocacy, sector development and the promotion of volunteering.

Volunteering Victoria can help you:

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Disadvantage is a multi-dimensional concept. It is about ‘impoverished lives’ (including a lack of opportunities) , not just low income. Poverty, deprivation, capabilities and social exclusion are...

The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides easy access to reliable and consistent information about health services for everyone.

You can find information about health services...

'What's Happening in Barwon's 25 Neighbourhood Houses' provides a profile of the social and economic value and importance of activities and services offered through the Barwon Network of...

APO is a news service and library specialising in Australian public policy reports and articles from academic research centres, think tanks, government and non-government organisations. As well as...

These guidelines describe what is expected of organisations funded to deliver the Community Health Program. The guidelines will help to improve consistency across the state in planning, program...

The G21 Region Data Profile 2014 provides an evidence base for G21 planning, priority project implementation and advocacy for regional growth, health, wellbeing and sustainability. The...

The Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2015-2019 outlines the government’s key priorities over the next four years to improve the health and wellbeing of all Victorians, particularly the...

There is a vast range of informative booklets and sheets that provide hints and tips on living with diabetes.  They are a great resource for people with diabetes, health professionals and students...

The Heart Foundation aims to give up-to-date, high-quality information about cardiovascular health to the professional community.

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health...

beyond blue provides information resources on depression and anxiety, free of charge, to the Australian community.

beyond blue have an extensive catalogue of resources for the people who...

The National Health Survey - First Results, 2014-15, contains a cross-section of key health statistics including long-term health conditions; mental wellbeing; and health risk factors...

This strategy builds on our extensive experience in promoting mental wellbeing and introduces a new focus to our work: building resilience.
Resilience is about enhancing everyone’s ability...

In 2014, The Economic Value of Volunteering in the G21 region was produced which:

  • heightens awareness of the significant contribution volunteers make to the local economy
  • ...

This toolkit offers practical guidance for the activity areas of Teaching and Learning, Research, leadership and administration, and the University community.

It is a ‘live’ resource, and...

This toolkit is part of ongoing TasCOSS workforce development work focused on organisational culture and its role in the recruitment and retention of staff and volunteers.

This work began...

The concept of Universal Design was developed by people who worked on designing equipment and environments for people with a disability. They saw that it was more beneficial and cost-efficient to...

Inclusive learning: A way forward is part of Queensland’s effort towards the national aspiration for ‘an equitable and inclusive system that enables all learners to achieve their...

Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria (GLHV) is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex(LGBTI) health and wellbeing policy and resource unit. GLHV is funded by the Victorian Government and...

This document outlines the issues and opportunities for rural health and human services implementing the National Standards for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) inclusive...

A culturally inclusive environment requires mutual respect, effective relationships, clear communication, explicit understandings about expectations and critical self-reflection. In an inclusive...

The term diversity, when used to describe people or communities, indicates that a group of people is made up of individuals who are different from each other in some way.

For example,...

The Inclusion Tool Kit contains the information and practical strategies you need to create a nurturing and welcoming environment for all children in your after school program.

If you...

The statement ‘empowering everyone to make their mark’ represents the overarching principles and objectives of the Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2011–15.

This strategy is for...

The Victorian Population Health Survey has been conducted each year since 2001 and is based on a sample of adults aged 18 years and over, randomly selected from households from each of the eight...

Australia’s Health Tracker is the first comprehensive assessment of how Australia’s population is faring when measured against these health targets for 2025. It includes data on Aboriginal and...

Hospitalisation rates for diabetes, tooth decay and other conditions that should be treatable or manageable out of hospital show how Australia’s health system is consistently failing some...

G21 Region Snapshot includes the following indicators: 

  • Met vegetable consumption guidelines (%)
  • Met fruit consumption guidelines (%)
  • Daily Consumer od Sugar...

If you’re not measuring what you’re doing, how do you know it’s working?

Our Community aims to show not-for-profits the way towards data collection and evaluation principles in an...

As parents, family members, teachers, coaches, community leaders and employers, we have an important role as influencers of young people.

We should speak up when someone says or does...

These Activity Maps signify to the best of our collective knowledge, the activity currently undertaken across the G21 Region around our shared health promotion priority.

Whilst not an...

Within the G21 Region, each of the local councils have their own Council Plans and Municipal Public Health & Wellbeing Plans.

The Council Plan 2017-2021 and Municipal Public Health and...

The Victorian Primary Care Partnerships (PCPs) are pleased to announce the launch of the Vic PCP Online Health Literacy Course.

The course has been designed for Victorian...