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FW: CFCA news: COVID-19 resources, AIFS survey, webinars and more

Posted on May 8, 2020

COVID-19 resources for our readers Doing what matters in times of stress This resource, published by the World Health Organization, aims to equip people with practical skills for coping with stress. The field-tested, illustrated guide can be used alone or with the accompanying audio exercises. Delivering quality services via telepractice This practice guide, developed by […]

Engage a Virtual Team of Students for FREE

Posted on May 8, 2020

Engage a virtual team of students to undertake a 3-Week Project for your Charity/ NFP for free Practera is delivering student employability programs in partnership with top Australian universities. The programs enable Australian charities and NFPs to engage teams of university students to do market research and provide recommendations on some of the biggest challenges […]

National Carers Week 2020

Posted on May 8, 2020

National Carers Week, dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating carers in Australia, will run from Sunday 11 to Saturday 17 October 2020. National Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation. There are over 2.7 million unpaid carers in Australia providing care and support to a family member […]

TEI inform: A message from Anthony Shannon

Posted on May 2, 2020

Hi all,On Tuesday night Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced stage two measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. As part of these measures, he announced that community and recreation centres would be forced to close. The measures came into effect from 11.59pm yesterday, Wednesday 25 March. Facilities may remain open for the purpose of hosting […]

Sydney Water- Payment Assistance Scheme

Posted on May 1, 2020

Our qualified case managers provide holistic solutions for customers experiencing affordability issues. We offer direct financial support through our Payment Assistance Scheme (PAS). We also aim to improve our customer’s financial wellbeing, inclusion and resilience by referring customers to external services based on their needs. This may include referrals to other agencies for other types […]

Nominations Open for Macarthur 2020 NAIDOC Awards

Posted on April 24, 2020

Dear valued community members, At this stage we are planning for the 2020 NAIDOC awards night to go ahead at a future date, however in light of the current COVID-19 situation we are constantly reviewing this and will keep you up to date. The past weeks have seen some significant and difficult times for our […]

GROUND BREAKING DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR TRANS PEOPLE IN NSW LAUNCHED​

Posted on April 2, 2020

A new digital information and resource platform, ​TransHub​, has been launched for all trans and gender diverse (TGD) people in NSW, their loved ones, allies and health providers.​ ​Launched to help mark the International Trans Day of Visibility (31 March), TransHub is an initiative from ACON, NSW’s leading health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion […]

PROACTIVE APPROACHES TO MEN’S SUICIDE PREVENTION

Posted on April 2, 2020

As part of the implementation of the Department of Health’s Primary Mental Health Care reform activities, Primary Health Networks (PHNs) have been tasked to commission services to meet regional needs, including regional approaches to suicide prevention. Through the initial years of commissioning regional suicide prevention approaches SWSPHN observed a growing need for a men’s specific […]