Survey: Young People and COVID-19

MigrantsCulturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) youth are asked to participate in a survey about their experiences during the Covid -19 Pandemic. Its important – it will help the government attend to the needs of youth better. So if you are under 25 years, you may wish to attend (or refer youth you know)…

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Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority – Online Workshops

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is hosting two online workshops to gather feedback on the recently released Goulburn Broken Regional Insights Paper on 3 December and 7 December 2020. The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District advises our settlement communities that proper concern should be given to how we manage our natural resources (water, land, biodiversity) in the face of climate change is a critical matter for us all. CALD community and all Goulburn Valley residents should have a say.

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National youth survey: Racism and gender discrimination top concerns for young people

Gerson Lopez

Gerson Lopez, 20, is among the over 25,000 young people surveyed in a new report that showed for the first time equity and discrimination were the top national concerns for young people.

“We are not given the voice that we deserve,” Gerson told The Feed.

“And having been through all the things that I’ve been through, I’m just sick of being silenced. I’m tired of not being heard. And I’m frustrated that we don’t have [a] platform.”

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Helping African-Australian women escape domestic violence despite the taboos

Chiaka MonekeChiaka Moneke was working as a family lawyer helping women recover from the carnage of violent and broken relationships when she decided to take some of her own advice. “Every time I’d go to work, I’d go to the bathroom and think about the interview I just had with a woman, and I would think to myself, ‘why can’t you take some of your own advice?'” she said. But her decision to leave her abusive husband had huge consequences.

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Covid-19: Communicating with our Multicultural Communities

Mobile Van at TallygaroopnaDuring the period 16-22 October 2020, the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District teamed up with staff from the City of Greater Shepparton to provide local multicultural communities with immediate information about Covid-19 and local testing sites.

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Extreme Hardship Support Program

Red Cross LogoThe Coronavirus (COVID-19) Extreme Hardship Support Program is emergency financial relief to help people pay for food, medicine or bills during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It is provided by the Victorian Government, with Red Cross. The program also provides information and referrals to those in need.

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The Long View on COVID-19 – Prof. Brett Sutton

Prof Brett Sutton

The University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health invite you to their final public webinar for 2020, featuring Prof. Brett Sutton, who will be speaking on The Long View on COVID-19 – What Will 2021 Look Like?. Professor Brett Sutton is the Victorian Chief Health Officer. The seminar will be presented online, on Tuesday 1st December, 2020, form 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

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