Prevention & Health Promotion
Prevention and Health Promotion funded organisations, and Campaspe Shire Council will work with local partners to align activities for collective impact across Campaspe. Priorities for the four year plan include:
- Healthy eating active living
- Prevention of family violence through gender equity
- Reducing harm from alcohol and other drugs
- Mental health
The Volunteering project aims to build capacity of local community and health organisations by developing a shared approach to organisational structures, supports, training, recruitment and retention of volunteers.
It also plans to minimise duplication through collaboration and sharing of best practice approaches to ensure consistency of service across the Murray Campaspe area. It will also identify strategies to enhance promotion and recognition of volunteers within the local area.
Supported by our local Aboriginal Health Partnership Group. This group’s key focus is to improve the health status of local aboriginal people in Campaspe, particularly related to smoking cessation, spiritual and mental wellbeing, education and employment, early years and promoting culture.
Campaspe PCP promote and apply social inclusion principles throughout partnership activity and actively use the Rural Social Inclusion framework to build capacity of services to implement socially inclusive practices. We also implemented a Socially Inclusive Communities project in 2015-2015 designed to challenge the culture and stereotypes perpetuating socially exclusive practices in the communities of Murray and Campaspe. The goal of the project was “To build resilience, acceptance and cohesiveness within the communities of Murray and Campaspe to promote inclusion and participation for all”.
Supporting Vulnerable Children and Families
For more informaiton on the Campase Core Competency Project and the Healthcare That Counts Project please see our Service Integration page under the Key Priorites tab.
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5484 4489 0419 834 645
Administration and Communication Officer
5484 4485 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
Volunteer Project Coordinator
5484 4490 (Monday, Tuesday)
Project Manager - Service Integration and Health Promotion
5484 4304 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
Healthier Campaspe Project Manager
5484 4367 (Wednesday)
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