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Minding Your Mind

Minding Your Mind

Mental health expert Professor Ian Hickie and author and broadcaster James O’Loghlin have teamed up for a podcast exploring all aspects of mental health. They have also looked at how the pandemic is impacting mental health. Minding Your Mind looks at the different...

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Pandemic Fatigue Pamphlet

Pandemic Fatigue Pamphlet

The National Mental Health Commission has released a pamphlet with advice on how to watch for and reduce COVID fatigue. The pamphlet explains that while we can all experience pandemic fatigue in different ways, it is possible to counter its effects. Look out for some...

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Government payment support updates

Government payment support updates

National Seniors Australia wants pensioners and retirees to know about the financial support, proof of vaccination and COVID related payment requirements. If you’re in New South Wales or Queensland, you may be able to get COVID-19 Disaster Payment. To qualify, you...

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Have a question on COVID-19 Vaccinations?

Have a question on COVID-19 Vaccinations?

Following the success of the ‘Yarn Up’ on 29 July, the Centre for Aboriginal Health will be hosting another session on the NSW Health Facebook page at 3pm on Thursday 19 August 2021. Have a question on COVID-19 Vaccinations? We encourage you to reach out to your...

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Blue Knot Foundation delivers Professional Development

Blue Knot Foundation delivers Professional Development

The Blue Knot Foundation - National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma - has announced its new professional development training calendar for the second half of 2021. The training calendar for NSW and ACT is listed below. (In the event that a COVID-19 outbreak...

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COVID-19 information links for service providers

COVID-19 information links for service providers

Please see the link below for COVID-19 links to information and resources for service providers. Sourced from NSW Department of Communities and Justice information shared with all funded service providers. DCJ COVID links for service providers  

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In Conversation During Lockdown

In Conversation During Lockdown

Fams is bringing back their weekly online conversations with the TEI sector to hear and discuss your issues related to the latest pandemic wave.  Anthony Shannon, DCJ Director Early Intervention, Volunteering & Youth, will again be joining us to hear directly from...

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Mental Health Supports

Mental Health Supports

In the past 18 months many people have experienced challenges with losing work, living in isolation and the unpredictable threat of health concerns due to COVID-19. Below highlights some of the support networks available to people either online or via the telephone....

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