Extract from Spencer Brennan’s Keynote Speech – COSHG Forum 2007

The following is an extract from a speech made by Spencer Brennan in 2007. Spencer was a friend and colleague from the Canadian Ontario Self Help Network (OSHNET). He offered to run a workshop for COSHG while in Melbourne in 2007 and again on a visit in 2010. It was while presenting at the later […]

New Resource: ‘Self Advocacy and Diversity – A Model for CALD Inclusion’

The result of a collaboration between Diversity and Disability (DnD), Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU), Ethnic Community Council of Victoria (ECCV) and Ethinic Council of Shepparton and Districts (ECSD), this model comes out of a project aimed to develop recommendations for self advocacy groups to work in partnership with CALD people with disability and their […]

2019 Brenda Gabe Leadership Award

Celebrating Women with Disabilities Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) is proud to announce nominations for the 2019 Brenda Gabe Leadership Award are now open. About the Award The Brenda Gabe Leadership Award is a biennial award which recognises the contribution women with disabilities in Victoria have made which has either directly benefited women with disabilities, […]

Disability Self Help Grants Program

The Victorian Government is committed to supporting people with disability and their families. The Disability Self Help Grant program recognises the value of people coming together and sharing their experiences. Applications are now open and close on Friday 12 July 2019. The grants assists disability self help groups to finance general expenses, running costs, minor […]

Office Closed For Christmas

COSHG will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 until Tuesday 1 January 2019. We will then resume our normal office hours from Wednesday 2 January 2019; these are 10am-4pm Wednesdays and Thursdays. We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe festive season.

Crossing the Disability Divide – Rural Reach Out

In July COSHG Co-ordinator Christine McAuslan and Project Worker Natalie Durkovic travelled to Horsham, Mildura, Swan Hill, Shepparton and Mansfield to run workshops for local groups. This was a wonderful opportunity to share information and learn from participants. A report is currently being written and will be added to this website in due course. COSHG […]