Young People

Mental Health Forum

Mental Health Foundation is holding a Mental Health Forum on Monday 14th October. The focus of the forum will be Youth Mental Health with the aim being to promote awareness about mental health and wellbeing among local communities by removing stigma associated with it.

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EHN Practitioner Meetings

The EHN Practitioner Meeting provides a great opportunity for practitioners and allied services to come together to share information and ideas and to enhance your professional networks.

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Victorian Homelessness Conference

Discover ---- Share ----- Grow

With homelessness at crisis levels, how will we shape a future without it? Join us to share, discover and learn over two jam-packed days at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 14th & 15th October.  

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Specialist Homelessness Sector (SHS) Transition Plan

The plan was developed by government funding provided to the Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) through DHSS and guided by an Executive Advisory Group (EAG), and leaders from across both the SHS and DHHS. The content of the plan reflects the input of consultations held with the SHS and others around the state in late 2017.

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DHHS Health Alert : Hepatitis A Outbreak. Vaccination program extended

Issued by: Dr Brett Sutton, Acting Chief Health Officer, Victoria
Issued to: Health professionals and general public

More cases of hepatitis A have been identified in Victoria. As of 23 November 2018, there were 211 confirmed outbreak cases, 10 probable, 13 possible cases and two deaths. 

The free two-dose hepatitis A vaccination program has been extended to further control the hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria. 


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National Housing Conference - Darwin 2019

Darwin Convention Centre

Tue 27 – Fri 30 August 2019

The biennial National Housing Conference is the largest gathering for the social and affordable housing sectors in Australasia. In 2019 the NHC will be held in Darwin for the first time in its history. Registrations are now live with super saver pricing. Review the program snapshot and register now.

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Family Violence and Child Information sharing schemes

The new Child Information Sharing (CIS) Scheme allows authorised organisations and professionals who work with children, young people and their families to share information with each other to promote children's wellbeing and safety. Many services already work together to do this, but the new CIS Scheme makes it easier for professionals to support children, young people and families get the help they need as early as possible, and prevent any harm occurring.

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Do you know the difference between Social, Community, Public, Aboriginal and Affordable housing?

Do you know the difference between Social, Community, Public, Aboriginal and Affordable housing? #everybodyshome have created a breakdown for you.

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DHHS notice: Safety notice about heaters

The Australian Gas Association and Energy Safe Victoria has issued safety notices for the Pyrox or Vulcan 48 series Space Heaters. 

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100,000 Homes - The movement for housing security for all Australians

A campaign to build 100,000 new, desperately needed affordable homes in order to alleviate the homelessness and housing crisis in Australia  

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