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Join and learn more ‘Diversity Communities of Practice’

Join and learn more ‘Diversity Communities of Practice’

Leaders in the aged care sector are invited to a Diversity Communities of Practice zoom on Tuesday, November 9, 2pm to 4pm. The Diversity Communities of Practice zoom will give you the opportunity to: *Learn from your peers in the sector on how to develop a diversity...

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Your wellbeing : social and emotional strategies

Your wellbeing : social and emotional strategies

The Older Persons Advocacy Network is hosting a free webinar: Your Wellbeing: social and emotional Strategies on October 26, 11.30am - 12.30pm. The Older Persons Advocacy Network supports older people to prepare to live their lives to the fullest as COVID-19...

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Australian Social Policy Conference

Australian Social Policy Conference

The 2021 Australian Social Policy Conference will be held online from Monday October 25 to Friday November 5. There will be no registration fee and registrations are now open via Eventbrite. The conference is hosted by the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, with...

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Macquarie Aged Care is holding a policy forum

Macquarie Aged Care is holding a policy forum

Macquarie Aged Care is holding a Policy Forum on October 26. This seminar in the Macquarie Aged Care Policy Forum series takes up questions of workforce development that remain as ’unfinished business‘ from the Aged Care Royal Commission and the Australian...

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What is Carer Gateway?

What is Carer Gateway?

What is Carer Gateway? Carer Gateway provides in-person, phone  and online services and support to Australia’s  2.65 million unpaid carers. By calling 1800 422 737 Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm, you can talk to a Carer Gateway service provider who will help you...

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National Carers Week 10-16 October

National Carers Week 10-16 October

This week is National Carers Week running from October 10–16. It is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the outstanding work of Australia’s 2.65 million unpaid carers.  Learn more about National Carers Week here.

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Dementia Support Australia

Dementia Support Australia

The role of Dementia Support Australia is to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their carers. We do this by working in partnership with the person living with dementia and their care network to understand the causes or triggers that led to...

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Access and Inclusion Community Survey from Byron Shire

Access and Inclusion Community Survey from Byron Shire

Byron Shire Council invites you to complete the All Welcome – Access and Inclusion Community Survey to inform the next Disability Inclusion Action Plan. Please take a few minutes to tell us how you feel about access and inclusion in the Byron Shire and what we can do...

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Community Sector News

Community Sector News

This week is Community Sector Climate Change Advocacy Week (4-8 October)! Climate change is increasing extreme weather events that threaten our environment, as well as people’s homes, livelihoods, health, quality of life, employment and increases risks and burdens for...

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Social Sector Support Fund – closes Friday, October 8

Social Sector Support Fund – closes Friday, October 8

The $50 million Social Sector Support Fund was announced by the NSW Government in August 2021. It is part of the $200 million support package for not-for profitsopens in new window. The SSSF is for eligible charities and Not-For-Profits (NFPs) in the social, health,...

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Elder financial abuse – know the signs

Elder financial abuse – know the signs

What exactly is elder abuse? Elder abuse can be defined as a single or repeated act or lack of appropriate action, such as in circumstances of neglect, which causes harm or distress to an older person. This may occur in any relationship where there is an expectation...

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