COVID-19 testing sites wait times blow out

COVID-19 testing sites wait times blow out

Goulburn Valley Health’s Respiratory Clinic on Graham St will be open from 8am to 4pm daily. The Shepparton Showgrounds site is open from 8.45am to 4.45pm, closing from January 1 to 3.

The Kyabram District Health Service site will be open on Wednesday, December 29, and Friday, December 31. Follow Kyabram District Health Service on Facebook for updates.

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Respect Victoria

Respect Victoria

We know the holidays present different experiences for everyone. Some find it relaxing and fun, others may find it a stressful, lonely, and even dangerous time.

Preventing family violence begins with addressing inequalities at home, in relationships, in families, and in communities.

This year, we’ve all taken steps to support and care for each other during a difficult time – and we must take the same approach when it comes to stopping family violence before it starts.

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Multicultural cooks educate food-relief agencies after COVID struggles

Cooks and food

Culturally and linguistically diverse women are working to educate food relief agencies about traditional cooking.

During Shepparton’s COVID outbreak in September, many CALD families threw out food relief packs, or gave them away.

Food relief deliveries often contain western foods that CALD community members can struggle to use in traditional cooking.

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Shepparton’s African House receives state recognition for first-of-its-kind survey

St Paul's African HouseThe survey ‘Our Voices are Important in Greater Shepparton’ was highly commended at the Victorian Multicultural Commission’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence earlier this month.

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Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence

Victorian Multicultural Awards for ExcellenceThe Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence honour outstanding individuals and organisations that foster cross-cultural understanding, support migrants and refugees, and celebrate and preserve the diversity of cultures that make Victoria such a great place to live. This year, two awards were given to multicultural workers in Shepparton.

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International Migration Needs More Than Just Collective Attention; It Needs Collective Action

International Migrants DayOn the occasion of International Migrants Day, the United Nations Network on Migration calls on the international community to strengthen collective action to protect migrants’ lives, reduce their vulnerabilities and maximize the benefits of safe, orderly and regular migration.

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International Migrants Day 2021

Institute of Migration logoInternational Migrants Day falls on Saturday, December 18, 2021. This event aims to raise awareness about the challenges and difficulties of international migration and celebrate the contribution of migrants. Here, the International Organization for Migration – a UN Agency – talks about their work. The International Organization for Migration has visited the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District, and has rendered aid and assistance to migrants, locally.

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