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November 2018
Inner East PCP Updates
Executive Officer's Report
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.
Coffee with...
Coffee with... new faces at the Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC)

Chris Walsh

Director, Partnerships and Community Development
'My short time at ECLC reminds me of how important it is to work in a grass roots community organisation that has reach to Community and impact on those people most in need.'

Teresa Donegan
Elder Abuse Prevention Co-ordinator
'I wonder whether the intersection of gender inequity/ageism/elder abuse requires a whole of government and community response to enable the primary prevention of elder abuse against older women to become a reality?''
National and Regional News
Inner East PVAW work supported by ANROWS
ANROWS is assisting organisations to apply an action research approach to their projects that work with CALD communities on issues of family and domestic violence. A local partnership of Link H&C and Centre for Holistic Health are being supported with their Facilitating Responsible and Non-Stigmatising Attitudes and Practices Towards Domestic Violence in the Chinese Community project
50/50 Foundation: A Toolkit for Gender Advocacy
If you’re looking to make a difference in the lives of women by advocating directly to parliamentarians, then this kit is for you. The advice and information is drawn from the experiences of parliamentarians and advocates. This is a collection of practical tips and policy building advice that will help you shape policy for the better.
November 19th is world Toilet Day!
We're celebrating by sharing the Australian toilet map, for those moments when you're far from home...

Join the Walk against Family Violence on November 23
The 2018 Walk Against Family Violence will be held again this year on Friday 23 November at Federation Square from 12:00 - 1:30PM. Sponsorship letter  Marquee EOI form

24 Nov - 2 Dec is Social Inclusion week 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence starts November 25.
Look out for the #together4GE campaign from Women's Health East.
Social Housing Volunteer Awards
These awards publicly acknowledge an individual tenant or a group of tenants who contribute positively to their community. Nominations close November 30.
DHHS announces the Victorian Public Healthcare Award winners.
These awards recognise leadership and excellence in the provision of publicly-funded healthcare for the Victorian community, and include the prestigious Premier's Health Service of the Year Awards.
CSIRO releases Future of Health report
CSIRO provides a new path for national healthcare delivery, setting a way forward to shift the system from illness treatment, to prevention.
Must Reads

Alcohol Harm Minimisation

Codesign and community engagement

Australian Digital Inclusion Index 
Pick My Project - Successful Applicants

Gender Equity and PVAW

Healthy Ageing

Mother Nature Network: Creating places to age well 
Parliament of Australia Report: Economic Security for older women

Healthy Eating

Carbon pricing of food in Australia: an analysis of the health, environmental and public finance impacts 
New campaign educates Victorians about obesity and cancer link 

Social Inclusion and Mental Health

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