Connecting local responses around the world
Our Speed Dating Forum occurs annually. No romance involved! It creates opportunity for community professionals, community groups, individuals and businesses to meet and share what it is they do and what their concerns are.
This year the discussion will be on homelessness. Australia is perceived as a wealthy country and it is but as with many wealthy countries the wealth seems to congregate in certain corners and leave many families with few resources.
In the outskirts of a…Continue
One of our key messages is creating safe communities for children. We have a Safe T Net project which includes a website development with children where they can consider what being unsafe feels like, who do I talk to and who do I call?
In a country so focussed on material goods we have high levels of social…Continue
In a wealthy country like Australia, in land surrounded by commercial food production, it is ironic that many families suffer with poor access to good quality food.
Part of the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne is located in Cardinia Shire. The small towns that are part of the Hills have a tendency to suffer low levels of community infrastructure exacerbated by poor transport and high social isolation. Food insecurity is an issue in these towns with poor opportunity to access resources…Continue