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September 2020

International Dementia Conference: Care in the Age of Outrage

September 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Online

A virtual conference experience Join us on World Alzheimer’s Day, to hear from and connect with renowned speakers from across the globe and Australia, as over 2 days they share insights, latest research and thought provoking content that will challenge and inform your practice. Your unique online pass will give you exclusive access to all keynote speakers and panel sessions, with interactive Q&A sessions and the opportunity to participate in post-session chat forums. You can experience the Conference from any…

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October 2020

Measuring Australia’s digital divide: Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2020 launch

October 22, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

  RMIT University, Centre for Social Impact Swinburne, Roy Morgan and Telstra are proud to release the fifth year of findings of the Australian Digital Inclusion Index - a national measure of digital inclusion. Join us to find out how Australia is tracking and gain insights to inform more effective digital inclusion policies, programs and interventions. Presenters: - Andy Penn, CEO, Telstra - Professor Julian Thomas, Director of the ARC Centre for Excellence of Automated Decision-Making and Society, RMIT University

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Social Isolation and Social Prescribing Webinar Series

October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

A series of online forums focusing on social isolation and social prescribing are being co-hosted by Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA), Bolton Clarke Research Institute, Melbourne Academic Centre for Health, MSPGH, Monash Partners, and the Western Alliance. The webinars are scheduled over lunchtime on the below dates. Join us for one or all three! These will include a mix of research, learnings from trials and services that have been implemented, provide an opportunity to collate what is being done across…

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November 2020

The Connecting Up Conference

November 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

First established in 2004, the Connecting Up Conference is targeted at organisations who are interested in using technology and innovation to improve their impact and achieve better outcomes for the communities they serve. ​As technology and the digital landscape continue to evolve rapidly and the competition becomes stronger, not-for-profit organisations need to continue to innovate to keep up with the changes. This is where the Connecting Up Conference can help. The 2020 Conference encompasses the theme of ‘’Evolve” and will…

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WEBINAR: MANAGING UPWARDS – WHAT MATTERS TO YOUR BOARD ON CLIMATE CHANGE RISK?

November 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Event

This webinar is for anyone working within the health sector who would like to learn how to frame climate change as a risk (and opportunity) through a finance and liability lens, and be empowered to engage in a way that is most relevant to director decision-making. The Climate and Health Alliance is pleased to host this webinar with leading lawyers and climate risk specialists Sarah Barker and Charlotte Turner. Sarah Barker leads the Climate and Sustainability Risk Governance team, and Charlotte Turner is an…

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Mental Health Sector Forum – Reform in Action

November 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Event

The fourth Mental Health Sector Forum, hosted by the Victorian Healthcare Association (VHA) and Mental Health Victoria (MHV), will focus on the keys to implementing major reforms. Drawing on New Zealand’s experience with mental health reform, Robyn Shearer, Deputy Director General, Mental Health & Addiction, Ministry of Health New Zealand will deliver a special presentation for the Forum. The session will also explore lessons from major reforms projects in Australia and other parts of the world, in health and beyond,…

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Culturally Responsive Practice: Working With Young People From Migrant And Refugee Backgrounds

November 12, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre for Multicultural Youth, 304 Drummond Street
Carlton, Vic 3053
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This in-depth training day explores the essential skills and knowledge required for effective work with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The training modules are designed to be applicable across a broad range of sectors and for work with young people from any community. Participants will improve their confidence and capacity to provide a culturally inclusive and responsive service for young people. The training day includes two modules: Culturally Competent Youth Practice Explore concepts of culture and identity, learn…

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Communities in Control 2020: Connection, Creativity, Community: Finding Hope in a Climate of Crisis

November 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - November 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
online event

Communities in Control 2020 is a two-day virtual community conference, streamed live from Melbourne, Australia.  May you live in interesting times. It wasn’t meant to be a blessing. But interesting times is what we’ve got. The planet was in crisis even before COVID-19 came along. Now we’re in an even bigger mess. The streets are empty, save for joggers and essential workers holding their breath as they pass. Things that we thought impossible a month ago – borders closed; workplaces shut;…

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PreventX Online

November 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - November 18, 2020 @ 1:10 pm
Online Event

We all have a role in ending violence against women and family violence. From regional programs to global movements, PreventX Online has something for everyone. View the lineup of PreventX speakers here. Connection and inspiration are more important than ever, along with keeping primary prevention of violence against women firmly on the social and political agenda. Following the postponement of PreventX 2020 in April due to COVID-19 restrictions, DVRCV has been working hard to bring the energy and sense of…

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Climate Change and the Integrated Strategic Planning & Reporting Framework

November 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Event

The webinar will hear from panel members in relation to how climate change will be incorporated into Local Government Integrated Strategic Planning and Reporting Frameworks. The framework includes the Community Vision, Council Plan, Financial Plan, Asset Management Plan, the Budget, a Revenue & Rating Plan, Workforce Plan and Annual Report. We will hear from Local Government staff in regards to their approach to embedding climate change into these plans over the short to long term and how this will be…

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