The Gardiner Foundation and Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal have announced the next round of funding for the Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants program. The aim of these grants is to strengthen small Victorian dairy communities, help build their capacity to deal with local issues, and enhance existing community infrastructure. Grants of up to $5,000 (from … [Read more...] about Working In Dairy Communities Small Grants
Employment Opportunity at Wellington Primary Care Partnership A Primary Care Partnership is an alliance of health and community care agencies, working together to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. The following position is available at the WPCP: Health Promotion Coordinator This is a full time role and Health Promotion experience is essential. … [Read more...] about Health Promotion Coordinator Position Available!
The Healthy In Wellington Community Workshops are an opportunity to discuss how we can each play an important role in making health eating and physical activity an easy choice for our community. We have visited communities in Yarram and Stratford to discuss actions we can each take locally and across Wellington to make the healthy choice easier for everyone. To learn … [Read more...] about Healthy In Wellington Workshops
As trusted individuals, health workers or carers you are often best placed to assess a person’s circumstances and risks in relation to emergency preparedness and resilience. This is particularly relevant for some older people and others receiving support services as many still believe that ‘somebody will tell us what to do’ in the event of an emergency. Disturbingly, a … [Read more...] about Have a conversation to assist vulnerable individuals with emergency preparedness this summer
Health Literacy Month is a time for organisations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong ever since Helen Osborne founded it in 1999. Over the years health care organisations, community services, health literacy coalitions, government agencies, literacy programs, … [Read more...] about Health Literacy Month – 1-31 October
The Wellington Shire Youth Council is once again holding the Upswing Youth Festival – promoting positive mental health. They are wanting to have as many organisations, clubs and services that work with young people in Wellington there sharing their work and who they are, by running some type of interactive activity. Youth Councillors have been busy contacting groups and … [Read more...] about Wellington Shire Upswing Youth Festival