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Campbell Page

August 1, 2017

Campbell Page

Community Participation, Education, Employment, Workplaces

Thank you to one of our newer members, Campbell Page for writing this guest post introducing their services to you. To move people out of poverty, everyone must have access to the opportunity of sustainable employment. We partner with government and the community to help individuals to join the pathway to employment stability. We believe […]

Sons of the West 2017

June 7, 2017

Sons of the West 2017

Community Development, Community Participation, Education, Physical Activity, Prevention

Thank you to the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation’s Sons of the West for writing this guest post on their men’s health program.   What is the Sons of the West? The Sons of the West is a free men’s health initiative aimed at addressing common health concerns of men living or working in Victoria’s west. […]

Edmund Rice Services – Mt Atkinson

May 2, 2017

Edmund Rice Services – Mt Atkinson

Community Development, Community Participation, Education, Prevention

Thank you to Edmund Rice Services for writing this blog about their new community development project.   Edmund Rice Services is a community-based organisation which aims to support people living, working or visiting Mt Atkinson, a new housing development in Rockbank in Melbourne’s West. Once completed, Mt Aktinson will house 20,000 residents and provide approximately […]

Community participation in the recruitment process – a case study

April 4, 2017

Community participation in the recruitment process – a case study

Community Participation, Interviewing

Community participation in the recruitment process – a case study Why include community in the recruitment process? Working with community is a key part of many staff roles at HealthWest. Involving community in the recruitment process allows the selection panel to observe how candidates interact with community members in a task-focused situation. Additionally, HealthWest values […]

Diabetes Expo 2017

February 1, 2017

Diabetes Expo 2017

Community Participation, Diabetes, Education, Health Literacy, Prevention

Thank you to for Diabetes Victoria for writing this guest post on the upcoming Diabetes Expo. Diabetes Victoria is the leading charity and peak consumer body working to reduce the impact of diabetes.             Connecting the diabetes community at Diabetes Expo 2017 Diabetes Victoria will be connecting the diabetes community […]

Bridging the Gap

November 8, 2016

Bridging the Gap

Community Participation, Education, Health Literacy, Parenting, Prevention

Thank you to Bridging the Gap for writing this guest post on their programs and professional development:   What is Bridging the Gap? Bridging the Gap is a partnership response to health and health care inequalities for families of refugee background. Women of refugee background are less likely to access and remain engaged in pregnancy […]

Werribee Mercy Hospital – Healthy Happy Beginnings

October 4, 2016

Werribee Mercy Hospital – Healthy Happy Beginnings

Community Participation, Education, Health Literacy, Parenting

Thank you to Werribee Mercy Hospital for writing this guest post on the Healthy Happy Beginnings program. Werribee Mercy Hospital is a general hospital providing surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care services in the south west region of Melbourne.     People from refugee backgrounds often experience […]

Sons of the West

July 5, 2016

Sons of the West

Community Participation, Education, Prevention

Thank you to for Sons of the West for writing this guest post on their men’s health program. Sons of the West is a Western Bulldogs community health initiative that is about supporting men living and working in Melbourne’s western suburbs to lead healthier lives. Above: Nathan Hrovat (Bulldogs), Alfred Ippolito (SOTW participant), Tom Liberatore […]