Australia is widely celebrated as a multicultural triumph, but any such success remains incomplete. There remains significant underrepresentation of cultural diversity in the senior leadership of Australian organisations.
Multicultural Centre for Women's Health have released a guide that aims to assist people and organisations to develop violence prevention approaches, strategies and activities in ways that effectively engage immigrant and refugee communities to prevent violence against women.
An award to recognise Victorian training providers with an outstanding record delivering training to students with a disability will be introduced through a new award at the 2018 Victorian Training Awards.
The regional priority around Healthy Eating and Active Living has gained momentum throughout March. The working groups, with a focus on Healthy Eating themes, have been busy progressing actions within the Action Plan, and preparing progress reports which will be completed and submitted to the Backbone Support Group by the end of March.
‘Head to Health’ is Australia’s new digital mental health gateway and provides a one-stop shop for services and resources delivered by some of Australia’s most trusted mental health service providers; including free or low-cost apps, online support communities, online courses and phone services.
People in Geelong’s northern suburbs will soon have access to additional health services through the $33 million Barwon Health North project, which is starting to take shape, with extra child and family support confirmed today as part of the project.
Travelling to access specialist services often places a large burden for patients in Rural areas. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers the opportunity for patients to access specialist services, without leaving their community.
VicHealth’s biggest ever investment in women’s sport was announced last week, which will deliver a range of new opportunities designed to help Victorian women and girls get involved in sport – including those who’ve never played.