Monthly Archives: August 2014

National Carer Awards 2014

The National Carer Awards 2014 will be held on Sunday 16 November 2014 to celebrate and reward outstanding carers across Australia. The awards highlight the important work of carers in supporting people from across Australia to participate as valued members … Continue reading

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Health Issues – call for papers

Health Issues Centre is currently calling for papers for the next issue of their Journal which will be focussed on ’Health consumers and carers as educators’. The deadline for submission is Monday 22 September. Consumers and carers are invited to write … Continue reading

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Arafmi NSW Newsletter

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Anex 2014 Australian Drugs Conference: Ice and Altered Realities

Penington Institute is pleased to announce the Anex 2014 Australian Drugs Conference: Ice and Altered Realities. There is evidence within Australia of an increase in crystal methamphetamine/ice use; influenced in part by increasing purity and availability. Recent experience in Victoria … Continue reading

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New progress report on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

New progress report on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) 20 Aug 2014 The Report confirms that staff at the National Disability Insurance Agency have put in a  huge effort over the past year to get the initial four NDIS … Continue reading

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Deakin mental health crisis research

Researchers at Deakin University are investigating how carers cope when the person they’re looking for has a mental health crisis in the community. A mental health crisis occurs when a person becomes so unwell that they are a risk to … Continue reading

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Arafmi WA Alert

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NDIS evaluation by people with a disability and their families and carers

The NDIS Evaluation Team (led by Flinders University’s National Institute of Labour Studies) is currently seeking the views of people with disabilities who have joined the NDIS, as well as their families and carers.  The will interview participants twice over … Continue reading

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MHCAA Welcomes New Acting EO

MHCAA warmly welcomes Wendy Groot as the Acting EO of MHCAA. Please redirect all mail to wendy.groot@mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au or phone 0437 010 934.

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