WA Mental Health Awards recognise achievements of sector
The awards are to recognise and reward the achievements of those who demonstrate excellence, innovation, and initiative in supporting carers and consumers of mental health, or their local community and workplaces. Nominations are open across eight categories.
On-Country Care to provide 26,000 free hot meals
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions across the Gascoyne and Midwest regions, the Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Limited has collaborated to implement an Emergency Relief Strategy: On-Country Care. The program aims to meet the needs of food insecurity and healthcare, and provide people access to other essential services. The program wouldn't have been possible without community partnerships, relationships with food providers Secondbite and Foodbank, and the support of Lotterywest.
Hesta Excellence Award nominations open
HESTA have announced their new awards to celebrate disability, allied health, aged care, and community sector professionals. Nominations are open for the HESTA Excellence Awards, to shine a spotlight on the work of extraordinary individuals, and the work undertaken across these sectors. Nominate now.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Monday 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, providing a reminder for us to check in with our vulnerable family members, friends or neighbours to help prevent elder abuse and protect the rights of older Australians. The Peel Senior Relationship Service offers older people and their families living in the Peel region free support to find solutions to conflict, dispute and elder abuse related issues.