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Highlights from IUHPE2019

April 30, 2019

Highlights from IUHPE2019

Community Participation, Health Promotion

Our very own HealthWestie, Helen Scudamore, recently presented on the Seat at the Table project at the IUHPE conference in Rotorua. Email her for her presentation slides at helen.scudamore@healthwest.org.au , or view the digital poster and read the Evaluation Report on the codesign project: youth refugee mental health page. The 2019 International Union for Health Promotion […]

Welcome new member: WCIG

April 28, 2019

Welcome new member: WCIG

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In April, we welcomed a new member organisation to HealthWest Partnership. Westgate Community Initiatives Group (WCIG) is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to improving lives across Melbourne and Geelong through practical responses to unemployment and disadvantage for over 30 years.   WCIG’s services focus on assisting people make positive changes in their lives by […]

Supporting diverse communities in the West

March 6, 2019

Supporting diverse communities in the West

Diversity, Health Literacy, Workplaces

March 21st is Harmony Day in Australia, known internationally as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Harmony Day is a good time to celebrate the huge cultural diversity of Melbourne’s west, with around 40% of residents speaking a language other than English at home, and almost as many born overseas. However it’s important […]

Welcome new members: Matchworks and Southern Rivers

February 6, 2019

Welcome new members: Matchworks and Southern Rivers

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Welcome new members: Matchworks and Southern Rivers We welcome Matchworks as a member organisation of HealthWest Partnership. MatchWorks is a community based, not-for-profit employment services provider connecting employers and job seekers.  No matter your age, background or abilities, at MatchWorks we work with you to plan your goals, build your confidence and develop your skills […]

Review of Primary Care Partnerships in Victoria

December 5, 2018

Review of Primary Care Partnerships in Victoria

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HealthWest is one of 28 Primary Care Partnerships (PCPs) in Victoria. PCPs focus on building effective partnerships with the local community to improve health and wellbeing, especially for people experiencing vulnerability. Check out this infographic to find out the benefits of PCPs and areas that we work in across Victoria. (Click here for PDF version) […]

Welcome to MAX Employment as new member

November 8, 2018

Welcome to MAX Employment as new member

Employment

We welcome MAX Employment to the HealthWest Partnership. MAX Employment is a national provider of Australian Government employment services, with over 250 offices across every state and territory. They are active in their local communities and seek to empower job seekers, connecting them to support, opportunities and sustainable employment. MAX Employment builds an individualised schedule of […]

HealthWest Highlights 2017-18

September 4, 2018

HealthWest Highlights 2017-18

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At HealthWest we work across a variety of projects and areas, and this infographic provides an overview of our key achievements for 2017-2018.

Talking about diversity, mutuality and health

April 3, 2018

Talking about diversity, mutuality and health

Diversity, Employment, Workplaces

Australian society is often described as diverse and multicultural, and this is especially evident in Melbourne’s West. Dr Martin Plowman has been working in the diversity space of public health and most recently on HealthWest’s soon to be released Standards for Workforce Mutuality. Martin shares with us a little about his background, his passion about […]

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 […]

Workforce Mutuality

June 28, 2017

Workforce Mutuality

Diversity, Workplaces

Workforce Mutuality     What is “workforce mutuality”? Workforce mutuality is a new way of looking at diversity and inclusion that we’ve adopted here at HealthWest Partnership. Workforce mutuality describes how much the diversity of an organisation or a sector’s workforce reflects the actual diversity of the community. As a starting point we will be […]

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