Our summary of the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
The Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was released on October 30, 2020. At a lengthy 530 pages, the document
Making Co–design Real: is it possible in our current mental health landscape?
Join the MHS on December 8 at 7 pm (AEDT) for a free webinar exploring what co-design means in an ever-shifting mental health landscape. The panel will be exploring co-design,
Andrew’s Government invests in ‘Putting People First’
Yesterday, VMIAC attended a Special Interest Group briefing, hosted by Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, to outline the key elements of the 2020-21 Victorian State Budget. Here is
Royal Commission Workshops
The Royal Commissions final report is set to be released soon and we want to ensure that our responses represent lived experience voices. Over the next couple of months, we
Leading the Change – Working inside the broken mental health system webinar recording
VMIAC hosted Dr Kath Sellick and Vrinda Edan to discuss their research Leading the Change – Working inside the broken mental health system. You can watch the webinar below. This
About Us Episode 1: Mubarek
Join us for “About Us”, VMIACs latest podcast series, exploring the consumer movement as well as the diversity of issues present throughout lived experience communities. This week Robin and Maggie
At VMIAC, we’re currently running our Member Connect program, where we contact our members to hear about your experiences with VMIAC, how you’d like to be involved in our work,
Apologies for any confusion caused regarding recent additions to our Eventbrite page for Training Workshops.
To all our members, apologies for any confusion caused regarding recent additions to our Eventbrite page for Training Workshops. We have recently released a series of upcoming training sessions, however,
Thank you video to all those who participated in our AGM
Our CEO, Maggie Toko, gives a big thanks on behalf of the entire VMIAC team to those who participated in our AGM yesterday evening.
Policy Position Paper on Gender Discrimination and Inequality
Despite supposed equal rights under international and domestic law, women and gender diverse people experience inequality, discrimination, increased risk of abuse and gendered violence, poverty and homelessness at a rate