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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 […]

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 […]

Tweddle Child and Family Health Service – Working Out Dads

September 6, 2016

Tweddle Child and Family Health Service – Working Out Dads

Education, Parenting, Physical Activity

Thank you to Tweddle Child and Family Health Service for writing this guest post on the Working Out Dads program. Tweddle offers interventions to infants, children and their families to promote the restoration of health and wellbeing where there is distress and disruption in the infant-parent relationship.                 […]

Diabetes Victoria – Life!

September 6, 2016

Diabetes Victoria – Life!

Diabetes, Education, Prevention

Thank you to Diabetes Victoria for writing this guest post on the Life! program. Diabetes Victoria is the leading charity and peak consumer body working to reduce the impact of diabetes. Statistics about type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke in Australia are alarming, and preventing these serious conditions has never been more important. Every […]

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 […]

Diabetes Victoria – Introducing DESMOND

July 5, 2016

Diabetes Victoria – Introducing DESMOND

Diabetes, Education, Prevention

Thank you to for Diabetes Victoria for writing this guest post on the DESMOND program. Diabetes Victoria is the leading charity and peak consumer body working to reduce the impact of diabetes.   Introducing DESMOND Diabetes Victoria’s DESMOND program is designed to help people with type 2 diabetes make better choices about their health. Most […]