Month: October 2021

VMIAC CEO Update with Craig Wallace | 29.10

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The VMIAC awards are only a week away, and the AGM is not far behind. Watch this weeks CEO Update to find out about this and all the other amazing things happening at VMIAC.

Head of the National Suicide Prevention Office

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The Federal Government announced in the May Federal Budget the creation of a National Suicide Prevention Office as a separate office within the National Mental Health Commission. The National Suicide Prevention Office will set strategic directions, build capabilities, support cross jurisdiction and cross portfolio action and report on the agreed outcomes. Applications are now open

Nominations

VMIAC AGM will be held on November 25th from 4 – 6 pm (on-line)

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The annual election for Committee members to replace retiring members will form part of that meeting and VMIAC is currently accepting nominations for the Committee.  VMIAC is central to reforms of the mental health system. There has never been a more exciting time to apply for the Committee of Management.  VMIAC is currently accepting nominations

A talk with Janet Karagounis – Winner of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

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In preparation for the the 2021 VMIAC awards we had a talk with Janet Karagounis, winner of the 2018 VMIAC Lifetime Achievement Award, on why these awards are so special, and why people need to come to this wonderful night. Click here to register for the 2021 VMIAC Awards – 6pm November 5th.

Chapters of Our Journey Peer Support Group

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We pass through different chapters of our journey as people using our lived experience of mental health challenges, recovery, and healing in our work. We encounter storms and obstacles along the way. We take time to rest. We celebrate reaching our destination. Chapters of Our Journey is a space for co-reflection, collective care, and connecting

VMIAC CEO Update with Craig Wallace 15.10.21

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With the VMIAC awards and the AGM on the horizon, we have been really busy at VMIAC. Watch this week’s CEO update to find out about this and more! Update: AGM is confirmed for November 25th 4-6 pm

BUILDING HOMES WITH THE COMMUNITY

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Homes Victoria wants to build homes in the future for Victorians experiencing unstable housing and who require ongoing treatment, care and support for mental illness. Read the information below to find out how you can provide your feedback on this amazing project. Read more information below.

EoI Interim Regional Boards

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Expressions of Interest’s are now open for Chairs of Victoria’s eight new Interim Regional Boards. This is the result of the government’s commitment to the Royal Commission Recommendations. Please share to ensure that these boards are full of people from diverse lived experience backgrounds. Click here to find out more

National Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Strategy EOI

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Expressions of Interest are now open for people with personal lived experience of mental ill-health and people with lived experience of caring and support to participate in workshops to guide the development of the National Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Strategy. These workshops will bring together people with direct lived experience of mental ill-health, families, friends,