Gambling Information Session

Gambling Information SessionThe majority of Shepparton’s ethnic – refugee – asylum seeker communities think that gambling is a problem. People want a change. Communities are not openly discussing gambling harm. Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District – in partnership with Primary Care Connect, will hold a Gambling Risks Information Session at the Masonic Lodge, Welsford St, Shepparton on Tuesday 30 August at 5:30pm.

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Dungala Kaiela Oration 2022

Logo of Dungala Kaiela OrationProfessor Wiremu Doherty, Chief Executive at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in Aotearoa/New Zealand will give the 2022 Dungala Kaiela Oration at Rumbalara Football Netball Club, Shepparton on Wednesday 31 August 2022, commencing at 4:30pm. Professor Wiremu Doherty will speak to Indigenous knowledges, prosperity, and productivity.

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Travellers and Khapra Beetle

Travellers and Khaphra BeetleKhapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium) is a small but serious pest, and we want to keep it out of Australia. As such, we are implementing urgent actions that will impact imports of plant products and sea containers. The urgent actions are being supported by a $14.5 million investment to safeguard Australia against this significant pest. Khapra beetle is found in Iran and Afghanistan. Travellers from these countries should be aware of the risk.

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Youth Engagement Grants

Youth Engagement Grants Round 2 Applications now open. Small multicultural and Aboriginal clubs and organisations are eligible to apply for grants to support projects that use cultural connection, sport, arts, music or other creative activities to engage young people. Applications close 4pm August 17.

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Free Aged Care Translations

Free Aged Care TranslationsAustralia has a wonderfully diverse population of different communities who speak and understand many different languages. Not everyone who needs aged care speaks and reads English. The Australian Government Department of Health wants to make it easier for senior Australians to access the aged care information they need in their chosen language, and easier for you to provide it.

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Inquiry into support for older Victorians from migrant and refugee backgrounds

Parliament of Victoria

A parliamentary committee has recommended the initiative after an inquiry found older people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are often unaware of the services available to them.

The Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee has made 76 recommendations to government, including more funding for the provision of essential services and an expansion of translated material into a broader range of languages.

Care finders or community connectors could be employed across the state to help culturally diverse seniors find and access support close to where they live.

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Rivers to the Plains Future Forum

Australian Rural Leadership FoundationRegional Australian communities are no strangers to the complex work of transition and innovation when disruption and new opportunities are presented. Leading Australian Resilient Communities (LARC) is about supporting Australia’s regional communities to meet challenges and collectively drive the positive changes they want to see. A forum will be held in Albury on Tuesday 30th Aug 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST

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Regional Hack Program

Incubate Foundation

Incubate Foundation is a social enterprise that connects young people of African Heritage to opportunities through personal development, professional development and creating positive narratives.

In collaboration with community groups, organisations and institutions we develop bespoke programs for the benefit of our members. We create inspiring events, workshops and resources that empower members of our community to reach their full potential personally and professionally. A regional HACK program will be conducted in Shepparton on the weekend of 27-28 August 2022 – two hack sessions.

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The Blue Nile Program

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Now in its third year, the Blue Nile African Australian Business Masterclass Program is a heavily subsidised program designed for African Australian entrepreneurs, not-for-profit and corporate leaders.

The program has been developed by the University of Melbourne in collaboration with the African Australian community to respond to the specific challenges faced by African Australian entrepreneurs in the Australian business landscape.

Participants engage with entrepreneurs, world-class staff executives, managers and community leaders, who will share tools for growing businesses and developing economic opportunities for the community at large. Applications are open until Sunday 14 August.

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Preventing coercive control for migrant and refugee women

Preventing coercive control for migrant and refugee womenA project is being conducted by the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre with inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence. It is funded by Respect Victoria and aims to better understand coercive control for migrant and refugee women. The findings will help to inform primary prevention and early intervention strategies.

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