Blog Header Test 05 Social inclusion

COVID recovery: Fair access to jobs is priority

October 7, 2020

COVID recovery: Fair access to jobs is priority

Diversity, Employment, Social inclusion, Workplaces

“I’ve been looking for work for a while. I finally got offered a job right before the lockdown and pandemic actually happened. I worked for 3 days before everything shut it down… Because I was only doing trial shifts technically I’m not in the system so there probably won’t be a job for me when […]

What has primary prevention got to do with COVID-19?

May 11, 2020

What has primary prevention got to do with COVID-19?

Employment, News@HealthWest, Prevention, Social inclusion

In a time when much of the public health sector’s efforts have been centred around topics such as testing, contact tracing and ICU capacity, let’s not forget the important role the primary prevention sector will need to play in the coming months.   HealthWest has a strong history of working alongside many of our members […]

Navigating regional collaboration for primary Prevention

July 31, 2019

Navigating regional collaboration for primary Prevention

News@HealthWest, Prevention, Social inclusion

Since 2017, HealthWest has facilitated the Western Region Primary Prevention Taskforce, which aims to strengthen collaborative, cross sector efforts across Melbourne’s west to promote the health and wellbeing of communities and prevent ill health before it occurs. promote the health and wellbeing of communities and prevent ill health before it occurs. Find out what the Prevention Taskforce has been […]

Our 3021

May 10, 2016

Our 3021

Community Participation, Social inclusion

Our 3021 aims to improve the health, wellbeing and social connectedness of communities in the west.   Our3021 The Our3021 project aims to engage and strengthen the community by encouraging participation in decisions that impacts on health and wellbeing, at both an individual and a neighbourhood level. Our3021 takes a strengthen-based approach by supporting those living […]