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 […]

Coffee with… Bonnie Coogan, Primary Prevention Coordinator, IEPCP

06.02.2020 Coffee With

                  The IEPCP welcomes Bonnie Coogan to the team as she undertakes a secondment as our Primary Prevention Coordinator until the end of June 2020. What was your role at Access HC before you came to IEPCP? I was a Health Promotion Practitioner. I mainly led our […]

POP UP Events Calendar – Feb 2020

29.01.2020 Uncategorised


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

Popup calendar Dec 2019

28.11.2019 Uncategorised


IEPCP Statewide PCP Update Special E-bulletin November 2019

18.11.2019 e-Bulletin

IEPCP November E-bulletin 2019

18.11.2019 e-Bulletin

IEPCP October E-bulletin 2019

18.11.2019 e-Bulletin

IEPCP September E-bulletin 2019

18.11.2019 e-Bulletin

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

Coffee With… Samantha McGuffie, Manager – Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW), Women’s Health East

07.11.2019 Coffee With

Describe your work/role at WHE My role is to lead the PVAW work at WHE. This includes the Together for Equality and Respect partnership (a regional collective impact approach to prevent violence against women in Melbourne’s East) and other work addressing the drivers of gender-based violence. Right now we are supporting lots of our partner […]

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 […]

IEPCP Advocacy Special E-Bulletin

08.10.2019 e-Bulletin

Coffee With…Sameera Abdeen: Project Manager, Community Inclusion, Yarra Valley Water

03.10.2019 Coffee With

Describe your work/role at YVW Community inclusion is a relatively new division of Yarra Valley Water and looks at strategy and program development for the members of our community that might be experiencing vulnerabilities.  These are vulnerabilities such as financial hardship, engaging with culturally and linguistically diverse communities, accessibility, family violence and different life stages.  […]

PCPs lead community change and should not be cut

17.09.2019 News

The PCP Partnership Platform has been an effective mechanism for governments, organisations and local communities to tackle complex health and wellbeing challenges, since the year 2000. The Inner East Primary Care Partnership is one of the largest of 28 across Victoria, servicing the local government areas of Boroondara, Manningham, Monash, and Whitehorse; and works collaboratively […]

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