ATODA is hosting the Towards Elimination - World Hepatitis Day 2017 Event. Community and Government Service Delivery and Policy Workers and Managers are invited to share information and learn how the ACT is tracking against local, national and global targets; and what the community sector can do help to help eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. By the end of 2016, around 15% of the 230,000 people with hepatitis C had initiated treatment with the new direct-acting antiviral therapies.
Sector Activities & Events
Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy (CAHMA), The Connection and the Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) are hosting the opening of the new CAHMA and The Connection's premises in Belconnen, and to celebrate Hepatitis Awareness Week.
Speakers will include:
The nominations for the 2017 ACT Mental Health Week Awards and Scholarship are open. The awards are: Promotion Prevention and Early Intervention Award; The Mental Health Carer Award; The Mental Health Volunteer Award; the Mental Health Consumer Award; the Reciprocity Award AND the David Perrin Award which is presented in conjunction with the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network. Each Award comes with a $50 gift card. The Scholarship is the Michael Firestone Memorial Scholarship, which consists of a reimbursement worth up to $500 (with a maximum of $1000 in total) recognising, and assisting,
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is hosting two events around the 2016 Census Data.
The first event is '2016 Census Data Symposium':
- Prisoners and ex-prisoners
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
- The CALD population, especially those from cultures that have more recently arrived in Australia
- People of the LGBTQI communities
Nominations are now open for the 2017 NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards!
The awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout regional NSW & the ACT. Do you know an individual, group or organisation that deserves to be recognised? Please see the website for a list of categories that are now open for nomination, nominations can be completed online.
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Canberra Short Film Festival Entries Open. Now in its 22nd year, the Canberra Short Film Festival has earned a reputation for quality and is recognised as one of Australia’s oldest and best film competitions. It attracts an audience from all over Australia and is known for selling out every session. The CSFF represents the boundless talent that makes up Australia’s film industry and exposes its guests to the best of short cinema from all over the world.
The next topic that the Restorative Community Network Gathering will cover is “Where to from here: Next Steps for our Restorative Community”. Since July 2015, there has been a series of workshops on issues such as education, disability, health, crime and justice, ageing and sexual offending. These workshops have inspired innovative and exciting developments such as ‘Restorative ANU’, a collective aimed at improving responses for victims of sexual assault on campus, the Canberra restorative hospital, and the introduction of the ‘Peace Education Program’ at the Alexander Maconochie Centre. T