Virtual Coffee With… Nang Souphaphone, Program Support Officer, Inner East PCP

24.09.2020 Coffee With, News

This month IEPCP interviews our new Project Support Officer Nang Souphaphone. Nang came from Laos as Australian Award Scholarship recipient to study a Diploma of Community Services at Holmesglen. She has spent many hours as a volunteer for Universities, community organisations, state and local government and others, to support vulnerable marginalized communities. Nang is a […]

Virtual Coffee With… Christine Robinson, Principal Strategic Advisor, Regional Family Violence Partnership, Eastern Metropolitan Region

08.09.2020 Coffee With, News

In this month’s Coffee with… IEPCP Research & Evaluation Coordinator Sophie Allen interviews Christine Robinson who has recently left a long term career with Victoria Police to join the Regional Family Violence Partnership as the Principal Strategic Advisor. Discover how this collaborative partnership is working better together to support women and children during the Covid19 […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: September 2020

07.09.2020 News

Dear Partners, On 14 August the Department of Health and Human Services wrote to inform PCPs of the release of the Primary Care Partnership Program Review undertaken by KPMG, and advised that “the findings of the Review are still being considered and decisions about the future of the PCP Program will be made in due […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: August 2020

11.08.2020 News

As we brace again, going into stage 4 restrictions, our health and community sectors continue to amaze and shine in protecting the health and safety of our community. While we are shocked and saddened by the tenacity of the virus and its wide ranging impacts on people in our State, many of our partners are […]

PopUP July/August 2020

21.07.2020 News

PopUP July/August 2020  

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: July 2020

14.07.2020 News

IEPCP Plan for supporting Partners during Recovery On behalf of the IEPCP Board and team, I am really excited to bring to you our strategic plan for Supporting Our Partners during Pandemic recovery, over the next 6 months. Since March, like all our partners, we have been navigating transition, considering how to pivot and digitise […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: June 2020

03.06.2020 News

Dear Partners, Rolling into June and towards three months working from home, our health and community sector partners have firmed up their transitioning responses to restrictions, and are looking forward to the recovery phase. I have been keenly interested to capture the significant and innovative changes, hear about what may continue as adopted practice, and […]

PopUp Calendar June 2020

27.05.2020 News


From the Executive Officer’s Desk: May 2020

08.05.2020 News

Dear Partners, As we head toward our eighth week of working from home I’m reflecting on the incredible agility of health and community sector organisations to respond with speed to the pandemic prevention requirements of our State and Federal governments. Across the region what is evident is the extensive additional workload to transition ways of […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: April 2020

07.04.2020 News

Dear partners, this is quite a different bulletin to my usual sharing of activity across the catchment. I acknowledge the incredible workload of all partners having to quickly respond to pandemic crisis prevention and to reorientate your organisations to ensure safety and business continuity as much as possible – whilst cancelling and postponing a lot of planned activity. […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: March 2020

10.03.2020 News

We commenced the month of February with a warm welcome to Bonnie Coogan, our Primary Prevention Coordinator, who is filling Steph Ashby’s shoes across the portfolios of Social Inclusion, Systems Thinking, Healthy Eating/Obesity Prevention, and Alcohol Harm Minimisation until the end of June. We send a big shout out to our valued partner Access Health […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: February 2020

06.02.2020 News

It seems like only yesterday that IEPCP celebrated Christmas lunch at the fabulous Charcoal Lane in Fitzroy (a social enterprise of Mission Australia) enjoying indigenous flavours and sumptuous servings – fast forward through seemingly endless fires around the nation, which touched many of us – and here we are in February already, with our calendars […]

IEPCP December E-bulletin 2019

17.12.2019 e-Bulletin, News

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: December 2019

10.12.2019 News

Today is International Human Rights Day, which sets the scene nicely for a lot of activity happening with our partners in the region. International speaker on Ageism – Ashton Applewhite What an exciting month November was, still on a high from meeting activist author and international Ted talk speaker Ashton Applewhite who, through our links […]

Coffee with… Gabrielle Williams, MP, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Minister for Women, Minister for Youth

09.12.2019 Coffee With, News

                  What does the 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence mean for you? The 16 Days of Activism campaign is about putting the safety and wellbeing of women and girls on the global and national agenda. It is an opportunity for communities and workplaces to […]

IEPCP December Special E-Bulletin

09.12.2019 e-Bulletin, News

VCOSS Budget Submission Survey

18.11.2019 News

As VCOSS pull together the 2020 VCOSS State Budget Submission a strong theme that’s emerging is the trend of short-term funding allocations. This isn’t new but, anecdotally, seems to be increasing. Many programs are now funded, on a short-term basis, year after year… VCOSS wish to highlight this trend of ‘drip funding’ in their ongoing […]

Review welcomed as Primary Care Partnerships win temporary reprieve

18.11.2019 News

16_10_19 media release_Victorian Primary Care Partnerships

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: November 2019

31.10.2019 News

Since the last e-bulletin there have been some changes in the funding environment for PCPs, resulting in funding being extended from December to June 2020.(Media release_Victorian Primary Care Partnerships) This is a welcome relief, however the sector is maintaining its advocacy given that uncertainty remains. PCP funding body, the Department of Health and Human Services, […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: October 2019

08.10.2019 News

September has been a month dominated PCP advocacy efforts, developing communications and liaising with partners and local politicians. Funding agreements for PCPs across the State are due to end on 31 December 2019, and although the contract has been recurrent since 2000, PCPs have become increasingly concerned about the future, with no certainty of rollover […]

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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