Month: January 2021

Consumer Rights Videos.

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We are currently developing a project titled “Just Saying” aimed at informing people about their consumer rights within Victoria’s mental health system when you are in a voluntary in-patient unit. As part of this we are developing 16 short videos and we want you, the community, to be involved. If you are interested in finding

Royal Commission Update

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Thank you for everyone who attended our Royal Commission workshops. There was some amazing insights and perspectives shared that will really help us in our immediate response to the final Royal Commission report set to be released on the 5th of February. For those interested in being involved in future consultations, watch this space as

Invasion Day Rally

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It was amazing seeing the turnout at yesterday’s Invasion Day rally in Melbourne. Many of us from VMIAC were proud to attend and show our support for this countries first nations people. This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.-Photo credit to Alycia O’Keefe

CEO Update 20th January 2021

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There is a lot on at VMIAC this week. From the wrap up to our Royal Commission consultations to the upcoming launch of our new voluntary consumer rights project “Just Saying.” Click here to find out about this and more in this week’s CEO Update with Maggie Toko.

Royal Commission Issues Paper

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The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability are asking people to share their views about what an inclusive society looks like and how we can become one as part of their new issues paper. Responses are due by 2 April 2021. Click here to find out more!

New Year, New Opportunities

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2021 brings a new year and new opportunities. We have a lot of amazing projects in the works, as well as podcasts, blogs and other content highlighting some of the diversity of needs, perspectives, and experiences of those engaged with the mental health system in Victoria. Reply below what diverse perspectives, issues, and topics you

Workshop 9: How to make the System Diverse

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We are looking to speak to individuals from diverse backgrounds, especially those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who have a lived experience of Victoria’s mental health system, as part of our Royal Commission consultations. All attendees will be remunerated for their time. If you want to ensure your voice, and the voices of your

Royal Commission Workshops

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New dates announced for our Royal Commission Workshops. In preparation for the Royal Commission’s final report due in February, we want to ensure our responses are guided by lived experience. Click here to register and ensure your voice is heard.

CEO Update with Maggie Toko | 6th of January 2021

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Happy New Year. Click here to watch our latest CEO update with Maggie Toko to find out more about what this new year will bring for us here at VMIAC.