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August 2019

August 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Melbourne CBD

Do you work in management, human resources or a leadership role? This full-day training will give you the skills and knowledge you need to understand the impact of family violence, recognise and support staff who are experiencing family violence, understand the limitations of your role, and develop workplace policies to support staff. Introduction Do you work in management, human resources or a leadership role? You may not have considered family violence training is for you, but family violence is making…

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Gender Equity in Action: applying a gender lens to your work

August 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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About the workshop: This full-day workshop provides an introductory guide to understanding gender within our society. The workshop unpacks the impact of gender inequality on our health and wellbeing in Australia and best practice approaches to building gender equity into your work. The workshop focuses on building the practical skills needed to apply a gender lens to the design, delivery and evaluation of gender sensitive programs, policies, and initiatives. This workshop has been delivered by Women’s Health Victoria since 2009…

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VAAP 2019 Research and Practice Forum

August 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street
Melbourne, vic 3000 Australia
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2019 VAAP Forum: Communication, older people and physical activity - Giving and receiving the message Presentations and sessions at the 2019 VAAP Forum will involve academic speakers, service providers and older people. Topics related to various aspects of communication, older people and physical activity will be covered. Staff, volunteers, service providers, managers and policy makers involved in the current or potential delivery of PA opportunities (including active recreation and sport) for older people are encouraged to attend. More information will be forthcoming.…

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September 2019

Counselling for Carers: A Symposium for Counsellors and Psychologists

September 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Angliss Conference, 555 LaTrobe Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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Carers Victoria invites you to Counselling for Carers: A Symposium for Counsellors and Psychologists. The unique complexities of counselling people in a caring role requires a multi-faceted, humanistic approach. In this symposium, professionals will learn how counselling can be tailored to meet the needs of people in a caring role. Carers Victoria has been delivering counselling for carers for almost 20 years. This symposium brings together Carers Victoria's collective learnings on this topic and explores key topics for professionals working with carers. Presenters will…

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October 2019

2019 VHA Annual Conference: The future of health, an imperative for change

October 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - October 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Vic 3006
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There is little dispute that the way our system is organised to deliver care must change. Funding is disjointed and systems are fragmented; primary care is treated separately from hospital care, and inputs are equated as outputs. As a nation, we are growing, living longer and we spend the highest average years in ill health of any OECD country. Our system is costly but there is only a finite bucket of money; little of which is spent on keeping people…

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4th Annual Workforce Inclusion and Diversity Conference

October 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne CBD

Most organisations have an inclusion and diversity strategy in place, but is it simply a corporate ‘tick-box’ exercise? Organisations must move their D&I commitments beyond this to gain a competitive market share, and create a safe, inclusive and innovative working environment. So, why not put the focus on your D&I strategy at the popular 4th Annual Workforce Inclusion and Diversity conference in Melbourne this October? Back for the fourth year running, this high-impact national conference will feature 36 fresh new speakers and a brand new agenda with exciting sessions, including the following:…

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November 2019

Asia-Pacific Conference on Integrated Care

November 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

AHHA is partnering with the International Foundation for Integrated Care to offer this event to members. Registrations are now open for the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care which will take place in Melbourne, Australia, from 11-13 November 2019. With the overarching theme ‘Achieving better value for people and populations’ the conference is a partnership of The University of Newcastle, Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health, Children’s Health Queensland, Central Coast Local Health District, The Australian Healthcare and…

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February 2020

Embedding Effective Evaluation into Prevention Practice

February 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
VDC, Level 8/379 Collins Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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The PiP Seminar Series is back for another year! We’ll be kicking off this year’s series with an insight into the challenges that prevention practitioners face in evaluating and monitoring their projects: How to balance the need for robust evaluation with limited funding, time and capacity How to ensure our evaluation approach is feminist and intersectional How evaluation supports practitioners’ learning and amplifies project impact How to move beyond a simple ‘box ticking’ approach to facilitate learning and initiate transformative…

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March 2020

Mental Health across the Lifespan Conference 2020: Towards an integrated, accessible and trusted mental health system

March 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am - March 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Road
Albert Park, Vic 3004
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About this Event Mental Health Victoria is proud to present its annual conference, where leaders and innovators across the mental health and related sectors come to meet, share, inspire and network. The 2020 Conference will explore ways to transform mental healthcare and suicide prevention across the lifespan. Individual streams will explore life stages in detail while keynote presentations and panels will look across the sector to the broader reforms required. A range of voices and perspectives will be embedded across…

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April 2020

UN Australia: Sustainable Partnerships 2020

April 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am - April 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Brunston Ave
Richmond, Vic 3002
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On 15 and 16 April, 2020, the UN Association of Australia will bring together civil society, governments, business and the UN under the theme of building sustainable partnerships. This will be an outcome-oriented gathering guided by Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals but designed to encompass all of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Forum is ideally timed as it aligns with the beginning of the second trimester of the UN’s 15-year agenda to transform the world through…

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