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IN JULY, THE G21 HWB PILLAR SUPPORTS
8 July - 15 July

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 Torres Strait Islander community.

 

G21 HWB PILLAR UPDATE
SHARING INFORMATION & RESOURCES

Links to the resource library


Visit the G21 Health and Wellbeing pillar for resources and links.

NACCHO


The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is the national peak body representing 143 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) across the country on Aboriginal health and wellbeing issues.

VACCHO


VACCHO is the peak Aboriginal health body representing 100% of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) in Victoria. The role of VACCHO is to build the capacity of its Membership and to advocate for issues on their behalf.
NAIDOC WEEK EVENTS

Find out how to get your NAIDOC WEEK 2018 poster.
Monday, 2 July to Sunday, 8 July

Visit Vic NAIDOC to find out more about NAIDOC Week in Victoria including the NAIDOC Awards.
Sunday, 8 July - 2.30pm to 4.30pm
A free event in Anglesea to celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to – make to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation.
Monday, 9 July

As part of NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Of Celebration) Week, Barwon Health will host a community celebration on Wednesday, July 9.

Tuesday, 10 July - 10.00am to 2.00pm
The Colac Otway Shire Council in conjunction with The Aboriginal Gathering Place invite you to join us in celebrating NAIDOC Week 2018. This includes a Flag Raising Ceremony and a Smoke and Dance Ceremony.

OTHER SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

The Department of Health and Human Services has developed a resource kit for key partners and stakeholders to support the promotion of this year’s seasonal flu campaign. 
Tuesday, 3 July - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Guest speaker Anne Buist is the Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, based at Austin Health, and has over 25 years clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry.
Tuesday, 10 July & Wednesday, 11 July - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Do you ever want to know how to provide support and assistance to someone in a mental health crisis? Attend a 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course.
Friday, 20 July - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hear from inspiring speakers on some of today’s most pressing human rights issues, from the Uluru Statement and the future of asylum seekers held in PNG and Nauru to the right to strike and the # MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment. 
Sunday, 29 July to Sunday, 5 August

DonateLife Week is the perfect opportunity to learn more about and raise awareness in your workplace, community, family and social circle about the life-transforming benefits of organ and tissue donation.
Monday, 13 August to Wednesday, 15 August

Coming in August: The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation will be hosting its 3rd Biennial conference on the 13th-15th of August 2018 in Geelong.
IN AUGUST, THE G21 HWB PILLAR SUPPORTS

Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. In 2018, Homelessness Week is the 6-12 August with a theme “Ending homelessness together’’

For more information click here
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THE G21 HEALTH & WELLBEING TEAM
To contact the G21 Health & Wellbeing Pillar team directly, phone 52274000 or email:
Director of Health & Wellbeing:
Zoe Barnett zbarnett@G21.com.au

Project Support Workers:
Liz Dando ldando@G21.com.au
Toby Crook tcrook@G21.com.au
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