30th October 2013 8TH NATIONAL HOUSING CONFERENCE - ADELAIDE - WED 30 OCT–FRI 1 NOV 2013
AHURI and Housing SA are pleased to be hosting the next National Housing Conference from Wed 30 Oct to Fri 1 Nov 2013. This is a conference not to be missed. The renegotiation of a national funding agreement and a looming Federal election sees Australia’s national housing policy reform and debate at a critical juncture during 2013.
21st August 2013 FREE TRAINING: IDENTIFYING FAMILY VIOLENCE - NUMEROUS DATES AVAILABLE!
Northern Itegrated Family Violence Services (NIFVS) are offering seven Identifying Family Violence training sessions across the northern metropolitan region (NMR) funded by the Department of Human Services. The Training is aimed at ensuring that local and community services not directly involved in family violence service provision are able to consistently and effectively make referrals to family violence services.
19th August 2013 VOTING IN THE FEDERAL ELECTION FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
by Victorian Electoral Commission
In the lead up to the Federal election, the Victorian Electoral Commission can assist with enrolment outreach session to assist people experiencing homelessness to enrol to vote. The electoral roll closes on Monday 19th August, 2013 and it is not possible to vote in a Federal election if you are not on the roll by this date.
15th August 2013 SAVE THE DATE!! CHFV CONFERENCE 2013 - 15TH AUGUST 2013!!!
by Community Housing Federation of Victoria
Building on the success of the last CHFV Conference, this year’s theme New Building Blocks: Opening the door to more affordable housing will look at how community housing can partner with government, other sectors and tenants to deliver on our mission and provide access to secure affordable long-term housing for all Victorians in housing need.
5th August 2013 HOMELESS PERSONS' WEEK MONDAY 5TH AUGUST - SUNDAY 11TH AUGUST 2013: THE HIDDEN HOMELESS
by Homelessness Australia
Homelessness Australia’s 2013 campaign will look at people who often do have shelter but are still homeless. According to the 2011 ABS Census of Population and Housing 94% of people who are experiencing homelessness are not on the streets. HA has identified four key groups of people who are often overlooked and undercounted when it comes to finding the homeless.
25th July 2013 EROTICISING INEQUALITY: PORN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND SEXUALITY - THURS 25TH JULY
Presented by Maree Crabbe and David Corlett, this training looks at the mainstreaming, availability and aggressive marketing of online, hardcore pornography and how it has become a default sex educator for many young people, with serious implications for their capacity to negotiate free and full consent, mutual respect and gender equality.
15th July 2013 NEW PERSPECTIVES IN HOMELESSNESS RESEARCH: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOP AND CALL FOR PAPERS
by The University of Melbourne
There is a growing acknowledgement within homelessness research of the benefits to the field of a renewed attention to the conceptual frameworks shaping work in this area. Recent contributions from a number of different disciplines such as sociology, geography and history have directed research attention to topics such as identity, embodiment, and place, as well as providing new perspectives on the social and economic processes that create contemporary homelessness.
30th June 2013 FREE TRAINING ON AWARD MODERNISATION AND EQUAL PAY UNTIL JUNE 30, 2013 - VICTORIA AND TASMANIA
by Australian Services Union
The Australian Services Union (ASU) VicTas Branch is providing free, one hour education and information sessions to all workers in the SACS sector to understand better what wage increases workers are entitled to as an outcome of the Equal Pay Case from Fair Work Australia and the implementation of the new SCHCADS Award (SACS Modern Award) from 1 July 2012.
25th June 2013 SUMITT TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - ADVANCED MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING 25 JUNE, 2013
This workshop is specifically for clinicians who have previously attended the introduction to Motivational Interviewing or equivalent. There is an expectation that workers who attend this workshop have basic knowledge and training in Motivational Interviewing and would like to enhance their skills. This workshop is experiential and involves active learning strategies.
3rd June 2013 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AT MOSS - BRIGHT FUTURES TEAM LEADER - APPLICATIONS CLOSE MONDAY 3RD JUNE!!!
by Merri Outreach Support Service
Merri Outreach Support Service is inviting suitable applications for the following position: Team Leader – Bright Futures Homeless Children’s Specialist Support Service. Applicants should be skilled in case work with children and families, networking, demonstrate leadership including supervision, program development and demonstrate excellent communication. Knowledge of SAAP would be advantageous.
31st May 2013 INNER NORTH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 2013 GRANTS ROUND OPEN
by Inner North Community Foundation
Every year the Inner North Community Foundation funds projects in Melbourne's inner north that break down barriers to employment for vulnerable people. Participants of funded projects learn work and life skills that help them to get jobs.