Western Victoria PHN (WVPHN) Chair Ms Lynne McLennan today announced Rowena Clift as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer, replacing former CEO Dr Leanne Beagley who left WVPHN in April to take on the role of CEO with Mental Health Australia.
The consultation period for the Victorian State disability plan 2021-2024 has been extended.
Victoria has a proud history of championing the inclusion and rights of people with disability. The Victorian Government wants the next state disability plan to continue to create more opportunities for people with disability and to drive lasting positive change.
Mental Health Foundation Australia launches the Australian Mental Health Awards for 2020 to recognise and honour outstanding individuals and organisations who have contributed to the Mental Health Sector.
Nominations for the 2020 awards are open now, and close 10th July 2020.
The Give Where You Live Foundation is collecting and collating information, resources and services that can support you through the current crisis. Whether you are an individual, business or community service needing help.
Leadership in a time of crisis poses a whole new set of challenges. These challenges are sudden, unexpected and more extreme, creating situations we have not experienced before and often there are no precedents for dealing with them.
They also present possibilities for the transformation of individuals and for whole societies to lead a response, which results in new capabilities and qualities within our Geelong community.
Have you noticed that as the weeks passed in isolation, you found you couldn't think as clearly, that you were lethargic, less productive, your mental health deteriorated, or that your attention span dwindled?
The City of Greater Geelong have adopted a Sustainability Framework that recognises climate change as a global emergency and are inviting you to learn about their Sustainability Framework and share your views on the proposed Action Plan.
Here's the upshot. The COVIDSafe app was rushed for a reason: we're in the midst of a pandemic. If we want to start opening up society again, being able to quickly identify anyone who may have been exposed to a new case of COVID-19 is crucial.
We are currently seeking volunteers from the retail industry who are over 18 years of age, well and without symptoms of COVID-19 to participate in asymptomatic testing. The testing will not require participants to self isolate while they await their results if they are feeling well.