Maryborough Workshop

In mid March this year the COSHG team travelled to Maryborough to present a workshop on self help groups and the issues that they may face in running a group. This workshop was part of a series of rural workshops that occurred up until 2020 when the workshops were postponed due to COVID restrictions. We […]

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Violence and abuse of people with disability at home This issues paper on violence and abuse of people with disability at home  asks the public to share their views about how people with disability experience violence and abuse where they live. It asks 13 questions to help people and organisations provide responses. The paper is available in […]

We Volunteer

Do you have skills that you want to share in the COVID-19 recovery? The Victorian Government has launched “We Volunteer”, a platform to connect volunteers with community volunteer opportunities. The platform is currently facilitating volunteering in areas such as community outreach and food parcel delivery. As the needs of the community change opportunities will be […]

Survey—how is your group staying connected during COVID-19?

COSHG is exploring the ways groups and their members are staying connected during COVID-19 lockdowns. Some will be using Zoom, Skype etc, and others will use telephone trees or emails to stay in touch. Not everyone in groups has access to social media, technology or owns a computer. With so many feeling the impacts of […]

Body Politic COVID-19 Support Group—a US based, online global group

If you or someone you know has tested positive to COVID-19 and are in need of support, Body Politic COVID-19 Support Group is an online platform for you to connect to and share your experiences. The group consists of people from all over the world who tested positive, are experiencing symptoms, or are recovering from […]

Online workshop—expressions of interest

COSHG is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for participation in an online workshop. This workshop is for those who are interested in starting or maintaining a self help/support group. Numbers will be limited to ensure a flexible presentation that will address the questions and interests of those who participate. It is anticipated the workshop will […]