From the Executive Officer’s Desk: November 2018

08.11.2018 News

Partnership activity October is the time when there are a flurry of AGMs happening in the region, which is a wonderful opportunity to hear about the extensive achievements of partner organisations and staff in the community. I was privileged to be able to attend my first Family Access Network AGM, where I listened to emotional […]

Coffee with… new faces at the Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC)

05.11.2018 Coffee With

Coffee with… Chris Walsh, Director Partnerships and Community Development Describe your work/role at Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC). I have recently joined ECLC as Director, Partnerships and Community Development based in Box Hill, working across the 6 local government areas in the East and spreading my time at our Box Hill, Boronia and Healesville and […]

IEPCP October E-Bulletin 2018

04.10.2018 e-Bulletin

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: October 2108

04.10.2018 News

September was annual reporting month for the IEPCP, and a time to reflect on the year’s significant achievements. It has been such a privilege to be able to support so many partnership activities, whether it be in planning, evaluation, facilitation and secretariat for leadership groups and networks, capacity building, steering funded projects, service coordination, and […]

Coffee with….Mandy Taylor, Director of Clinical Services, Cairnmillar Institute

03.10.2018 Coffee With

I am the Director of Clinical Services at Cairnmillar Institute. Cairnmillar is a not-for-profit charity organisation, established in 1961 by Professor Francis McNab. It is now under the leadership of Professor Kathryn von Treuer and has evolved into a highly regarded teaching institute offering short courses and higher education programs. One of the key things […]

IEPCP September E-Bulletin 2018

10.09.2018 e-Bulletin

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: September 2018

10.09.2018 News

Academic engagement August at the IEPCP has had a strong academic focus. We began by meeting with Dr Lena Gan, Program Director of the Master of Ageing at the University of Melbourne School of Population & Global Health to discuss how we might strengthen our partnership with the University around Ageing. Some may remember Dr […]

Coffee with….Sue Dunn, Manager, Clota Cottage Neighbourhood House

15.08.2018 Coffee With

          Describe your work at Clota Cottage Neighbourhood House? I manage a small community house in Box Hill (one of ten in Whitehorse). We offer child care, and training courses for people wishing to improve their skills or employment chances. Our biggest program is our Social Activity group. As part of […]

Link Health & Community are recruiting two roles!! – Health Promotion Officer and Grants Officer

14.08.2018 News

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IEPCP August E-Bulletin 2018

13.08.2018 e-Bulletin, News

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: August 2018

02.08.2018 News

July is always a busy and exciting month, finalising the end of the financial year and planning preparation for the next. A highlight of last month was the inaugural meeting of the Social Inclusion Community of Practice, which brought together Community Health, Local Government and IEPCP staff from across the catchment to discuss the challenges […]

Coffee with…Nicole Preston, Access & Inclusion Coordinator, Inner East PCP

31.07.2018 Coffee With

Describe your work/role at IEPCP? Primarily, the focus of my role over the next 12 months will be supporting partners in the volunteering sector. We will be looking at how we can coordinate and draw upon the work being done within this sector to really strengthen the diversity and inclusion outcomes within our communities. I […]

Sexual Health Literacy Survey

31.07.2018 News

The Eastern Metro Region’s Sexual Health Literacy Working Group wants to hear from community workers in the EMR. The working group consists of Women’s Health East, Family Planning Victoria, Access Health and Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health. This reference group seeks to address sexual and reproductive health issues relevant to the East Metropolitan Region (EMR) […]

Safeguarding Capabilities in Preventing Child Sexual Abuse (SCIPCSA) – Developing a valid measuring tool

31.07.2018 News

The Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) at Australian Catholic University is developing a safeguarding capabilities survey which can be used by researchers and organisations alike to  gain a better understanding of staff and volunteers’ knowledge, self-efficacy, attitudes and awareness of policies and procedures regarding child sexual abuse and its prevention. To take part, participants […]

VicHealth Awards 2018 apply now

12.07.2018 News

The VicHealth Awards is the perfect platform to showcase your great work in keeping people healthy, and share your ideas to inspire others in Victoria to do the same. Local Alcohol Network: If you are doing work to prevent alcohol harm, I encourage you to submit a nomination at the above link.

IEPCP July E-Bulletin 2018

10.07.2018 e-Bulletin

Increasing emergency resilience for vulnerable Victorians program

05.07.2018 News

DHHS has reviewed its Vulnerable People in Emergencies Policy and is in the process of developing a new Increasing emergency resilience for vulnerable Victorians program. The Increasing emergency resilience for vulnerable Victorians program is a strategic policy framework is intended to maximise the safety, health and wellbeing of vulnerable Victorians during and after emergencies through […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: July 2018

05.07.2018 News

As I reflect on the activity over the month of June, I am again reminded of the diversity of areas the IEPCP both leads and provides input to, over our eight strategic Health and Wellbeing Priorities: Preventing Violence Against Women/Gender Equity; Healthy Eating; Alcohol Harm minimisation; Co-design/Community engagement; Healthy Ageing; Social Inclusion/Mental health; and building […]

Resources shared by TACSI at Codesign May 2018 Forum

27.06.2018 News

Co-design is both a method and a mindset, underpinned by the belief that people are experts in their own lives. During our recent training, we explored how co-design can provide opportunities for people to play an active role in the decisions that shape their lives, dramatically increasing the chances of solutions having deeper resonance and […]

Healesville Indigenous Community Services Association are recruiting: Program Manager

21.06.2018 News

The Program Manager will work closely with the Program Staff, Contractors, Volunteers and HICSA administrative staff and other service providers to expand a culturally appropriate, integrated and locally based model for the delivery of health, education and employment services. See Position Description for more information.

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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