There is much evidence that shows that a person’s socioeconomic position, early life circumstances, social exclusion, social capital, employment and work, housing and residential environment has an enormous impact upon their health. These elements make up the key social determinants of health in Australia. Ten facts about social determinants and health inequalities The … [Read more...] about So why should health services care about community and family welfare?
Central Gippsland Health’s cafeteria at Sale Hospital is currently undergoing a transformation. The interior refurbishment, which is well underway, will see structural changes and new furniture including booths, benches and wood grain tables with an improved and modern servery. Circular tables will have charging points for electronic devices. The changes are being made to … [Read more...] about CGH Cafe Refurbishment
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and … [Read more...] about NAIDOC Week – 8-15 July 2018
Yates Gardening and Life Education Australia are encouraging young people to get out into the garden to grow and learn healthy habits. They are providing up to $1,000 to 15 schools, pre-schools and community groups to help create a garden space where kids can learn healthy habits and improve their physical and mental well-being. This could be a great opportunity for our … [Read more...] about Growing Good Gardens Grant
Looking for expressions of interest in a LOCALLY delivered BSB51615 Diploma of Quality Auditing. This nationally accredited training is delivered by Carli Lamb for Mentor Human Resources (RTO#21808). Recognising that travel is often an impediment to staff accessing training in rural areas, the training would be delivered in Sale with the exact venue dependent on those who … [Read more...] about Diploma of Quality Auditing in Sale
The Community Enterprise Foundation’s Social Investment Grants Program is now open and closes on 31 May. It funds not-for-profit projects or programs that aim to improve social outcomes for marginalised and disadvantaged people. The 2018 funding round will aim to build resilience and capability in people experiencing homelessness or domestic abuse. Funding available A … [Read more...] about The Community Enterprise Foundation’s Social Investment Grants Program