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The HSNet News group (previously HSNet Newsletter) includes information about developments and achievements in the human and justice services sector, the HSNet website and the HSNet team.

It reaches an audience of government, non-government and private providers and is also available for the public to view.

If you are working in the human and justice service sector, share your good news stories, project information, accomplishments or 'What's happening' by emailing [email protected] or you can even post it yourself.

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Donna Walshe shared with HSNet News  

27th Aug 20, 03:25 PM
Updated 27th Aug 20, 04:00 PM by Donna Walshe

Support the efforts of volunteers in NSW

Support the efforts of volunteers in NSW

The Centre for Volunteering, on behalf of the Australian Government, is offering grants of between $1,000 to $5,000 to volunteer involving organisations to help support the inclusion of vulnerable people through volunteering.

Volunteer based organisations can use these grants to help support the efforts of NSW’s volunteers. The grants provide small amounts that organisations and community groups can use for the following items/activities:

  • Small equipment items
  • Transport costs of volunteers with a disability
  • Fuel costs incurred by volunteers
  • Training for volunteers
  • Background screening checks of volunteers
  • Documentation requirements
  • Post COVID-19 re-engagement activities for volunteers
  • Adapting practices to support volunteers safety in relation to COVID-19

Visit The Centre’s website to find out more about the activities/items that can help you support your volunteers.  Applications close 20 September.

Volunteer involving organisations are encouraged to consider this funding opportunity, the program guidelines, fact sheet and links to apply online are available on The Centre for Volunteering’s website.

Regards

The Volunteering Team

Department of Communities and Justice

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Claire Allen posted in HSNet News

22nd Oct 20, 10:50 AM

Want to measure your levels of LGBTQ-inclusion? Don't know where to start? Participate in our free national benchmarking tool (the Health + Wellbeing Equality Index) to complete a gap analysis of your current inclusion, compare (anonymously) with the rest of the sector, get feedback from your staff or clients, show year on year growth! visit Prideinhealth.com.au/hwei

Want to measure your levels of LGBTQ-inclusion?
Don't know where to start?
Participate in our free national benchmarking tool (the Health + Wellbeing Equality Index) to complete a gap analysis of your current inclusion, compare (anonymously) with the rest of the sector, get feedback from your staff or clients, show year on year growth!
visit Prideinhealth.com.au/hwei
or come to one of our online Q&A sessions (see the events listing) to find out more. Open to all organisations, government and peak bodies, large and small.

RB

HSNet Member

Rebecca Bishop posted in HSNet News

15th Oct 20, 05:22 PM

Good Afternoon, Next Step nominated for Resilience NSW Get Ready Community Award Next Step Community Services wishes to invite you to a live event ONLINE with the Minister for Police and Emergency services the Hon David Elliott MP and Commissioner of Resilience Shane Fitzsimmons on Tuesday 20th October 2020 at 12.15pm for the 2020 Resilience NSW awards Announcement. The Ask Me What I need? autism awareness training video for emergency services, has been nominated as a finalist.

Good Afternoon,
Next Step nominated for Resilience NSW Get Ready Community Award
Next Step Community Services wishes to invite you to a live event ONLINE with the Minister for Police and Emergency services the Hon David Elliott MP and Commissioner of Resilience Shane Fitzsimmons on Tuesday 20th October 2020 at 12.15pm for the 2020 Resilience NSW awards Announcement. The Ask Me What I need? autism awareness training video for emergency services, has been nominated as a finalist.

Next Step Community Services with Richard Eifler CEO and Project Manager Berinda Karp are very excited to be nominated and hear the results of the awards.
To watch the awards announcement join us online here from 12:15pm on Tuesday 20 October 2020.

If you would like to know more about the project as featured on ABC please follow the link to our Website! https://www.nextstep.org.au/post/
Please join me with congratulating Richard and Berinda with this project and will be excited to hear the results!

JC

HSNet Member

Joanne Chivers posted in HSNet News

15th May 20, 12:44 PM

The long awaited Community Linker brochure is finally here. If you're unsure what a Community Linker is, please see the attached brochure. If you are experiencing social isolation or know someone who is, you can contact us on our intake number 86220456 or by email on
capacitybuildingprojects@vinnies.org.au

DW

HSNet Admin

Donna Walshe posted in HSNet News

23rd Jan 20, 09:27 AM
Updated 27th Aug 20, 03:26 PM by Donna Walshe

HSNet Webinars 2020

Registrations are now open for the HSNet 2020 Live Webinars at https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/89897574433929485 or via the Book Now link on the 2020 calendar.

HSNet Webinars 2020

Registrations are now open for the HSNet 2020 Live Webinars at https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/89897574433929485 or via the Book Now link on the 2020 calendar.

Go to the E-learning page via the Support link in the footer of the webpage to find the calendar, pre-recorded webinars and other support info or click on https:www.hsnet.nsw.gov.au/elearning

Remember if you have any other questions, you can call or email us.

Thank you

The HSNet Team

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Veronica Moya posted in HSNet News

14th Jan 20, 01:11 PM

TAD - Freedom Wheels' FREE bike assessment is coming to Prairiewood Youth & Community Centre on Tuesday 11th of February.
Freedom Wheels bikes are accessible, tailored-made, which allows children and adults with additional support needs to ride a bike, just like their peers....Call TAD now to book an appointment. 1300 663 24 or email info@freedomwheels.org.au

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Margaret Donnelly posted in HSNet News

21st Sep 19, 11:48 AM

Myrtle Cottage is holding a ‘Wellbeing and Pamper Day‘ for male and female carers of people with dementia. We will be having some guest speakers about respite and understanding changed behaviours so carers can look after themselves. There will be gift packs, an essential oils display and more. Places are limited as morning tea and lunch will be provided so please confirm your attendance by contacting Christine or Margaret on 94263100 or you can email info@myrtlecottage.org.au

DW

HSNet Admin

Donna Walshe posted in HSNet News

11th Apr 19, 04:02 PM

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