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The Radar Edition 15

Find out what’s ‘Hot in the Region’ from August 16th to August 31st 2017 in our newsletter The Radar. See fortnightly news and event updates as well as ‘Blips on the Radar’ here.

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Hungry 4 Success Cafe and Catering Launch

Hungry4Success is proud to have its hospitality program and social enterprise officially launched last week at their Café and catering service at Maroondah Federation Estate. Key Speakers on the night acknowledged all the hard work put in by participants of the program, the volunteers who support them and partnering organisations that helped get Hungry4Success off […]

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Maroondah City Council Changing Places survey

Maroondah City Council is constructing a new Croydon Town Square, linking Main Street to the Croydon train station and bus interchange, and creating a new open space in the heart of Croydon. Council would like to include Changing Places, a fully accessible toileting facility, in the development and is seeking State Government funding. A Changing […]

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Health Literacy Course: Information Afternoon

The Health Literacy Development Course, delivered by the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health, is designed to assist health and community services to develop a series of appropriate health literacy interventions within their organisations. The EMR PCPs will be running the HLDC again in 2017. For the opportunity to learn more, to meet the 2016 […]

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The Radar Edition 14

Find out what’s ‘Hot in the Region’ from August 1st to August 15th 2017 in our newsletter The Radar. See fortnightly news and event updates as well as ‘Blips on the Radar’ here.

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Knox has a new Community and Council Plan

On Monday 26 June 2017, Knox Council endorsed the new Community and Council Plan 2017-2021. The Plan sets a vision for the City of Knox and identifies our eight community and council goals that will drive Council activities over the next four years. This Plan was formulated in partnership with our community and we’d like […]

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Update on the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition)

Have Your Say: Consultation is open on the User Guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health The Commission has, for the first time, defined six actions that specifically meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition).These actions were defined following […]

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VicHealth’s BI Community of Practice

As VicHealth concludes a year of running the Behavioural Insights (BI) in Health Promotion Community of Practice, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the highlights and also update you on the future direction. Early in 2016 the VicHealth Innovation Office convened a small group of BI stakeholders to co-design the BI in […]

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NDIS Health Interface Project

The NDIS Health Interface Project was a joint project between Deakin University, G21 and Barwon Health, funded by National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) . The project examined and documented experiences of people working in the Barwon region health sector and their experience of the NDIS. Resources developed by the project include: the project report outlines the […]

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IT innovation in Aged Care and Dementia

The federal government will fund 42 projects  through the Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) research and innovation funding round, to strengthen the capacity of the aged care sector to respond to consumer-directed care and the challenges of dementia. Funded organisations include Melbourne Health, Alzheimer’s Australia, Palliative Care Australia, Aboriginal Elders and Community Care Services, […]

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