Resources

Health Communication Systems

December 2021

Health Communication Systems

Strengthening our health communication systems: Pandemic lessons for Melbourne’s west This report provides a review of available literature to identify the elements of an effective health communication system. It draws upon literature from COVID-19 and other pandemic or emergency responses. The report provides detailed recommendations for regions, governments and local implementers, including considerations for engagement […]

Community Conversations

March 2021

Community Conversations

Community Conversations: Talking about finding work in Australia HealthWest partnered with CMY and MCWH and asked twenty young people and women from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Melbourne’s west about their experiences of finding work in Australia. Community Conversations Full Report Report Highlights More info: Community Conversations project, Economic Inclusion for Health Project

Allyship Principles

March 2021

Allyship Principles

Principles for being a male ally for gender equity These 5 principles have 4 main aims or applications: To act as a self-guide and support tool for men interested in becoming allies for gender equity To support women to be able to clearly identify male allies and hold them accountable as men attempt and do […]

Tips for Allyhood

November 2020

Tips for Allyhood

Tips for Allyhood: Working together to end violence against women Interested to hear from men who have begun their allyship journey? Watch men share what being an ally to end violence against women means to them and how you can join them. In the videos below, individual men reflect on their own personal journeys of […]

Workforce Mutuality Toolkit

August 2020

Workforce Mutuality Toolkit

Workforce Mutuality Toolkit The Workforce Mutuality Toolkit consists of three documents designed to be used together. These documents provide guidance on how organisations can build workforces that reflect the diversity of the community. More info: Workforce Mutuality Project

Evaluation Capacity Health Check

July 2020

Evaluation Capacity Health Check

Evaluation Capacity Health Check This tool helps organisations, teams and partnerships to know if they have what they need in place to evaluate their work and know if their work is making a difference. More info: Evaluation Capacity Building in the West

Working Together with Men

May 2020

Working Together with Men

Working Together with Men: How to create male allies for gender equity in your community A resource is for people interested in creating projects that work with men to prevent violence against women in their communities. This is a grassroots, community mobilisation approach that has been piloted across the west of Melbourne since 2016. We used what […]

The Importance of Social Inclusion

November 2019

The Importance of Social Inclusion

The Importance of Social Inclusion An animation to help with social inclusion messaging. What is it? Why is it important? How does it impact health? Use this animation when you’re working with different stakeholders, community members or even within your own organisation. Also available are shorter versions, highlighting the importance of social inclusion because of […]

Meaningful Engagement for Social Inclusion

August 2019

Meaningful Engagement for Social Inclusion

Meaningful Engagement for Social Inclusion: A Practice Guide A guide to help organisations create or improve their social inclusion work More info: Prevention Taskforce

Make it Easy

August 2019

Make it Easy

Make it Easy: A Handbook for Becoming a Health Literate Organisation A handbook designed to support organisations to become health literate More info: Health Literacy

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