News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

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Expressions of interest - Carer Coaching and In Person Peer Support Grassroots group

Monday 29 Oct 2018

Wellways Australia is looking for carers to be part of a Grassroots Group to consult on a new coaching and peer support service for carers as part of a new Australian Government initiative.

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Advance Care Planning Information Session, 15 November - Caulfield Hospital

Wednesday 24 Oct 2018

The Advance Care Planning team at Caulfield Hospital are hosting an Advance Care Planning information session on Thursday 15 November.

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Unity in Diversity Festival - 14 October 2018

Monday 17 Sep 2018

The Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre is hosting a Unity in Diversity event on 14 October 2018.

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Dementia Awareness Month 2018

Thursday 06 Sep 2018

Dementia Awareness Month is Dementia Australia’s national awareness-raising campaign held every year throughout September.

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Dementia Australia course: Living with Dementia (Frankston)

Thursday 09 Aug 2018

Dementia Australia is offering a six-week course for couples following a recent dementia diagnosis.

This course will run throughout November and December 2018 and will be held in Frankston.

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