This survey will provide input into increasing Access to Safe and Sustainable Private Rental Accommodation for Women Escaping Domestic and Family Violence. We are particularly keen to hear from any services in the Far West and Western NSW and the Mid North Coast to make sure that this is truly representative of our voice across the whole state. Read more
The ABC program Soul Search attended the 8th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality in October this year to explore what providing spiritual care to older Australians looks like. Listen to the audio.
The Federal Government is providing $8 million to support research aimed at identifying effective approaches to suicide prevention with the grant round open on 28 November 2019.
The funding is being provided through the Government’s Million Minds Mission, a decade-long, $125 million investment to develop new approaches to prevention, detection and diagnosis treatment relating to mental illness.
It aims to assist an additional one million people who might not otherwise benefit from mental health research and trials.
The Million Minds Mission is part of the Government’s Medical Research Future Fund. The first round of funding provided $27.5 million for research into the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, children and youth, and eating disorders.
The application process is managed by the National Health and Medical Research Council, and is advertised on GrantConnect.
See the Media Release for further information.
Enrollment for LoveBites facilitator training in Coffs Harbour is now open.
Love Bites is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships and violence prevention for 15-17 year olds. The Love Bites Junior program covers 11-14 year olds.
Select “NATIONWIDE – Love Bites (inclusive of Love Bites Junior) Respectful Relationship Facilitator Training” for Coffs Harbour enrollment provided at the Department of Communities and Justice offices (Moonee Street, directly across the road from Coffs Harbour Community Corrections Offices) on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 March 2020 (two day training). Catering provided.
There will also be a refresher training on the Wednesday 25 March 2020 for those already previously trained as a recap.
Nominations for the 2020 NSW Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals and Multicultural Honour Roll are open.
The Medals and Honour Roll recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution to our society, supporting social cohesion and community harmony.
If you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to New South Wales, you can nominate them for a medal or to be recognised on the Multicultural Honour Roll. Nominations close Monday 9 December 2019. For more information, go to: https://multicultural.nsw.gov.au/premiers-multicultural-community-medals
There are eleven medal categories:
- Community Harmony Medal (individual)
- Youth Medal (individual under 25)
- Lifetime Community Service Medal (individual serving over 30 years)
- Arts and Culture Medal (individual)
- Regional Unity Medal (individual serving outside the greater metropolitan area of Sydney)
- Sports Medal
- Language Services Medal
- NSW Human Rights Medal (individual)
- Business Excellence Medal – Corporate
- Business Excellence Medal – Not for Profit
- Business Excellence Medal – Local Government
Celebrate the important role individuals and organisations play in our society by encouraging your friends, colleagues and peers to nominate!
And don’t forget to follow the journey on Facebook – Multicultural NSW