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VMIAC is looking for freelance Video Editors for upcoming projects.

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We are currently looking at developing more video based content for our online platforms. These videos will be aimed at highlighting some of the work we’ve done, as well as promote the voices of our mental health consumers. We are reaching out to our membership in order to see if there are any freelance video

What are the experiences of adult consumers in Victorian mental health services who have an advance statement and are admitted to an inpatient unit compulsorily?

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What are the experiences of adult consumers in Victorian mental health services who have an advance statement and are admitted to an inpatient unit compulsorily? Hello, I am an experienced consumer worker currently undertaking a PhD at University of Melbourne.  I am interested in the experience of people who have written an advance statement and

Geelong mental health: Seclusion episodes on the rise in Barwon region

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More needs to be done to promote a culture in services that aims to reduce and eliminate the use of seclusion” “We would have expected Barwon’s seclusion rates to have improved over time and it is extremely worrying they have not.” VMIAC spoke with The Geelong Advertiser about our serious concerns that seclusion practices are

Cancelled Workshops: NDIS, Mental Health and You

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We regret to inform you that our NDIS, Mental Health and You presentations arranged in March, April and May in the regional areas of Daylesford, Ballarat, Castlemaine, Bendigo, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Shepparton have all been cancelled. This is due to our commitment to community safety and the increasing restrictions on public gatherings. The NDIS education