August 2009

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - Effective Selection Interviewing For HACC
For: Team Leaders, supervisors and management staff of HACC funded programs in the West.
An exciting opportunity exists for a community group interested in running a Trivia Night as a fundraiser
An exciting opportunity has presented itself with the option of running a Trivia Night at the new Point Cook Community Learning Centre on Friday evening 2nd October 2009.
DnD workshop for women on violence
YOU DON'T NEED BRUISES TO BE A VICTIM' WORKSHOP ON VIOLENCE AGAINST ETHNIC WOMEN WITH DISABILITY FOR WOMEN RUN BY WOMEN
Tell AFDO about large venues with poor accessible toilet facilities
AFDO (Australian Federation of Disability Organisations) needs your help. AFDO is keen to give Bill Shorten examples of venues which don't do accessible toilets very well. A list of the worst offenders will go onto the AFDO website. Let AFDO know by Monday 7th September.
Disability Professionals Victoria - Special Announcement
Understanding and Managing Organisational Dynamics Professional Development Program 2009
Social Policy Evening Forums
On Monday the 31st of August at 5:15pm and on Monday the 7th of September at 5:15pm, Professor Brian Howe will be hosting two evening forums on social policy topics.
Job Quality and Employment
On Friday 28th of August at 1:00pm, Professor Steffen Lehndorff from the Institute of Work and Technology in Germany will be giving a lunchtime talk on the topic of Job Quality and Employment, drawing on his extensive knowledge of European employment systems.
Magistrates Court finds Carers Victoria Board breached its Rules
On Monday 24th August in the Melbourne Magistrates Court, the Carers Victoria Board was found to have breached its Rules in refusing to call a Special General Meeting in response to a valid requisition from members on 24th March this year.
Beijing Platform for Action - 15 year review
HAVE YOUR SAY! The 15 year appraisal and review of the Beijing Platform for Action will be taking place at the Commission on the Status of Women in New York in March, 2010. YOU can input into this review.
Eastern Community Legal Centre - Diversity Consultancy Panel
The Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) is seeking participants for an exciting new opportunity for community members to make a difference.
Father in Fear of Future Kills Disabled Sons The Age.
A lawyer representing a Rosebud family in a discrimination case said it was a tragedy to hear that a father and his two sons, who both had cerebral palsy and were deaf, had died in a double murder-suicide.
Can you help us in our search for first aid?
WynBay Power Football Team (made up of disadvantaged members of Wyndham and Hobsons Bay community) have their grand final match next week at Victoria Park from 11am - 2pm. Unfortunately, our first aid person is unable to attend this day and we require some first aid help before and during the match.
Beware of people making water claims
Western Water is warning customers to demand full identification, including contact details and an official photograph of door-to-door callers trying to sell water quality testing or 'purification' equipment and appliances.
'YOU don't NEED BRUISES TO BE A VICTIM'
Diversity and Disability is giving the opportunity to ethnic women with a disability to participate in this workshop run in partnership with Women's Health West Session is free of charge
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