Monthly Archives: February 2015

NFPs React to McClure Welfare Review

Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – 14:17Author: Lina CanevaSource Pro Bono Australia The Federal Government has released the long-awaited final report of the review of Australia’s welfare system including controversial recommendations around Disability Support Pensions which has had a mixed reaction from … Continue reading

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Young, Queer and Caring – What Workers Need to Know 

Carers Victoria has partnered with the Hey team for an exciting new project to Support Same Sex Attracted, Intersex, Trans* and Gender diverse (SSAITGD) young people with caring responsibilities.  We want to talk to young people (15-25) who identify as … Continue reading

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Welfare review by Patrick McClure lays out plan for simplified payments, tightening eligibility for disability support

By political reporter Anna Henderson and Eliza Borrello  Date: Wed 25 Feb 2015, 4:12pm     Source: ABCA wide-ranging review of the nation’s $150 billion welfare system has laid out a plan for five basic payments and recommends tightening the eligibility for … Continue reading

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Centre of Execellence in Peer Support E-zine

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Community Mind: A Mind e-newsletter for family, friends & carers

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How online communities are helping services deliver for SANE Australia

Date: 16 February 2015Author: CMO Online communities are proving to be incredibly effective at bringing together people of similar interests – even those who face social stigma and isolation.This has been the experience of SANE Australia, a charitable organisation serving … Continue reading

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Arafmi WA Diary

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Adult mental health professionals: Conversations that make a difference

Professionals – have you completed training in the ’Let’s Talk About Children’ method? The evidence-based method delivers demonstrated outcomes for parents, children and families. It supports healthy parent-child relationships, promotes protective factors for child wellbeing and assists professionals to talk with parents … Continue reading

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Mind Community Conference 2015- Working Together

After the success of last year, the Mind Community Conference is back in 2015. Thursday 7 May 2015 in Victoria at the Melbourne Cricket Ground Thursday 14 May 2015 in South Australia at the Stamford Plaza Adelaide Consumers, carers, volunteers … Continue reading

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Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Policy Framework online consultation

The following has been documented on the NDIS website. For full information go to http://www.ndis.gov.au/document/1421 What is Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC)? Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) is the new name for “Tier 2” of the National Disability … Continue reading

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