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Thank you

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Thank you to everyone who made a submission to the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act White Paper! Every submission helped ensure consumer voices are heard as they write the future of our mental health system here in Victoria. We are hoping to share our submission with you over the coming weeks, so watch this space.

New VMIAC Career Opportunity

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Consumer Workforce Liaison RE-ADVERTISEMENT – Previous applicants need not apply This exciting position has been created at VMIAC to assist DHHS Mental Health Division to implement the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Mental Health regarding the Consumer Lived Experience Workforce. Both the Interim and the Final Reports recommended expanding and strengthening the consumer lived

Join CHECK-IN’s latest 8 week program.

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CHECK-IN is starting a new 8 week program Monday the 16th of August. Watch our latest video to meet Sar, one of our amazing peer support workers who will be running the program . Click here to register via Eventbrite!

Expression of Interest for the Consumer Perspective Supervision online training course in Victoria, 2021

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Expressions of Interest are now open for the Consumer Perspective Supervision online training course in Victoria, 2021 The Consumer Perspective Supervision course provides training in discipline-specificsupervision (as distinct from line management or clinical supervision), by and for theconsumer/peer workforce, working in Victoria. The course is open to people who are employed in a consumer/peer worker

Our Future

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OUR FUTURE NEED YOUR VIEWS ON TRAINING FOR THE LIVED EXPERIENCE WORKFORCES! Off the back of the Royal Commission’s recommendations, the Our Future project is developing recommendations for introductory training for the lived experience workforces. If you are part of this workforce (either in a paid or voluntary role), They would love to have you

White Paper Round-Table

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Thank you for everyone who responded to our expression of interest yesterday to be involved with the White Paper Round-Table discussions, we had a lot of great interest, and we will be getting back to people as soon as possible. Places though are limited, so keep that in mind if you don’t hear back from

CEO Update with Craig Wallace

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Hello! It’s so exciting for me to have started at VMIAC. What an amazing place. I’ve been spending my time so far meeting our brilliant staff and committee of management, and becoming familiar with all our programs and activities. There’s a lot going on and I am working hard to get up to speed. I

Deputy CEO Position Now Being Advertised

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VMIAC, the statewide peak body for mental health consumers, is looking to appoint a skilled and dynamic manager as Deputy CEO. This new role will support organisation growth and provide program leadership. Working closely with the CEO, the Deputy CEO will actively develop VMIAC as an employer of choice for people with a lived experience.

Independent Assessment Rejected

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We are excited to hear that Independent Assessment has been taken off the table. This is a huge win for everyone accessing the NDIS, especially those with psycho-social disabilities. We would like to give a huge thanks to our NDIS Critical Reference Group for their leadership on our first submission that helped kick start this

Independent Assessment is being discussed today

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Independent Assessment is being discussed today. This is such a threat to our NDIS that the coalitions own advisory council is against it, click here to read more via the Guardian.