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Do you know about something exciting that's been happening in your patch of East Gippsland?
Let us know and we can spread the word. 

What's new at EGPCP?

Save the date! Systems thinking train the trainer course
Wednesday & Thursday 12-13 October | Bairnsdale
We will soon be taking expressions of interest... watch this space!
A glorious photo of a humble farm shed in Lindenow, taken by Richard Cornish.

The latest

Health service feedback - Tell Maria!
The Gippsland Primary Health Network are currently gathering information from the public to find out what is most needed to improve health in Gippsland. Distribute the survey link to make sure your community's voice is heard:

September is Dementia Awareness Month
Alzheimer's Australia have developed a range of free online training modules that can be completed within an hour, or at your own pace.

New research


Older walkers being killed and injured by bad drivers
Victoria Walks
This report provides statistical information about pedestrian deaths, and detailed recommendations for road design to improve safety for older pedestrians. 

New opportunities

Co-designing a shared vision for a future family violence system - Consultation
Friday 16 September, 2pm | Morwell
Wednesday 21 September, 12pm | Melbourne
You are invited to co-design a shared vision for a future family violence system for Victoria. If you have any queries or you wish to contribute but cannot attend the regional forum, email   

VicHealth active club grants
$3,000/$10,000 grants available to increase participation in social sport or female participation in sporting clubs. Applications close 23 September.

FRRR small grants for rural communities
Up to $5,000 available for projects and activities that offer public benefit to small communities. Applications close 7 October.

Call for submissions - International Arts and Health Conference
The art of good health and wellbeing - mental health and resilience through the arts.
Wednesday-Friday 16-18 November | Art Gallery of Sydney

Reproductive health consultations
Subject of the consultations include: contraception, pregnancy and termination, endometriosis, PCOS and menopause. The consultants will be travelling across the state. If you would like to be involved, contact 

New resources

Australia's Health 2016 - Australian Institute and Health and Welfare
This biennial report outlines important data surrounding health status, expenditure, determinants of health, Aboriginal health, preventing and treating ill health and health system performance.

What's on

Getting more from planned giving and bequests
Free webinar with practical tips to secure new funding sources.
Thursday 22 September, 12.30pm

The Asylum Seeker and Refugee Issue - From Polarisation to National Consensus
Mon & Tues 3-4 October | Melbourne

East Gippsland Carers Support Group - 2016 calendar
For all non-paid carers of people with a disability. Next meeting:
Thursday 13 October, 6.30pm | UnitingCare Bairnsdale

Mindful parenting: a guide to raising resilient children
Community workers, nurses, leaders, counsellors, psychologists and educators are encouraged to attend this 1.5 day workshop.
Thurs & Fri 27-28 October, 9.30am - 4pm | Orbost

Other newsletters

Upcoming events in Gippsland (updated fortnightly by WPCP)
Central West PCP
South Coast PCP
Wellington PCP Newsletter
Gippsland Primary Health Network - LINK
DHHS - Primary Health News
Gippsland Womens Health
Victoria Walks
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