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May 2019

The Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion

May 29 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Zinc, Federation Square, Swanston & Flinders Streets
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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Diversity Council Australia and Telstra invite you to attend The Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion. Named in memory of the late Anna McPhee, DCA’s former Chair and lifetime advocate for diversity and equal opportunity, the 2019 Oration will be delivered by The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG.  At this event he will ask the question:  'Has the time at last come for Australia to embrace a Bill of Rights?' Joining our emcee DCA CEO Lisa Annese and Mr Kirby on stage for a…

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June 2019

Transforming the Health Sector Response to Family Violence Forum

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Melbourne Town Hall, 90-120 Swanston Street
Melbourne,
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Keynote Prof Nadine Wathen will present relevant lessons learned from the VEGA project. Latest information on the Victorian family violence reform in health will also be provided by Rachael Green and Kelsey Hegarty. The forum will have two interactive panels exploring an integrated health system response to family violence for all members of the family, including how to respond to children. These discussions will be led by Prof Kelsey Hegarty and Dr Anita Morris. Panel presenters include policy makers, survivors, and practitioners. The focus of the event…

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Course in Consumer Leadership

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Health Issues Centre, Level 1, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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The Course in Consumer Leadership (10163NAT) is a three-day course for consumer representatives, consumer leaders and staff of health services. The dates for the 2019 course will Tuesdays 11, 18 and 25 June 2019 This foundational course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to work collaboratively and in a range of settings to facilitate and promote consumer engagement with consumers and health service staff. For more information see the course outline or the detailed course brochure  For more a printable version…

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Public Health Prevention Conference 2019

June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Vic 3006
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In 2019 the Conference them is ‘Smashing the Silos'. The Public Health Prevention Conference is convened by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA). In 2019, the Public Health Prevention Conference will focus on smashing the silos, exploring sub-themes of economics of prevention and what is working, what needs to be strengthened and what are the biggest gaps in prevention systems. The 2019 Public Health Prevention Conference will build on the learnings from the 2018 Conference which highlighted gaps in…

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Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement

June 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Health Issues Centre, Level 1, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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The Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement (10164NAT) is a four-day course for health service staff who work in the area of consumer engagement. The course will provide staff with the skills and knowledge to work collaboratively and strategically in consumer engagement services alongside consumers, health services, government bodies and other health-related organisations. For more information see the course outline or for the detailed course brouchere click here  For a printable version of our course information click me  How do I register?…

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Gender Equity in the Workplace

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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This three hour interactive workshop introduces learners to key concepts around gender equality and its impact in the workplace. It explores gender, gender inequality, unconscious bias and workplace tools and strategies to promote gender equity in the workplace. Workshop objectives  An increased understanding of gender inequality An increased understanding of what tools can be used to promote gender equity in the workplace Increased knowledge of resistance and how to manage this to progress gender equity within the workplace The confidence to…

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Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence

June 13 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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About this workshop This workshop is designed to build the capacity of workplaces to support employees who are experiencing family violence. Disclosures of family violence are common after or during violence prevention training and/or workplace change programs. Training Outcomes Increases participants' understanding and confidence to manage disclosures of family violence Builds participants' skill to develop and implement a family violence policy Provides you with practical tools to create a safe and supportive workplace. Audience Designed for managers, human resource staff and…

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Serving multicultural communities – customer service training

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Brotherhood of St Laurence – Centre for Work and Learning, 95 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy, Vic 3065
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Receptionists/Customer Service Officers play a crucial role in ensuring everyone who comes to your service feels welcome and understood. This is especially important for people of refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds, who are unfamiliar with Australian services and/or seeking help from external services. This training will provide practical tips on how we can be culturally sensitive in how we present and engage in our reception spaces and maximise their ongoing engagement.

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Dealing with Difficult Calls

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
WIRE Women’s Information, 372 Spencer Street
West Melbourne,
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3.5 hour PD workshop | 10.00am – 1.30pm | Cost: $110 (incl. GST) |  WIRE 372 Spencer St, West Melbourne  Workshop dates for 2019: March 18; June 14; August 5; November 25 WIRE's first Professional Development Workshop for 2019 is now open for registration. Places are limited, so secure your place by booking today.  The 3.5 hour workshop is ideal for phone intake and response workers, reception and call centre staff who are the first point of contact for service…

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Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 20 @ 5:00 pm
Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Road
Darwin, NT 0800 Australia
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At the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019 delegates from around the world will discuss the role of First Nations in leading change and will showcase Indigenous solutions. The conference program will highlight ways of thinking, speaking and being for the benefit of Indigenous peoples everywhere. Join Indigenous leaders, researchers, health professionals, decision makers, community representatives, and our non-Indigenous colleagues in this important conversation.

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