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Hearing from the community at Midsumma Carnival

23rd January 2019

cohealth staff and volunteers kicked-off Midsumma Festival by setting up a colourful stall at Carnival. While it was a great opportunity to talk about the services offered by cohealth, being in and amongst the crowds also allowed cohealth staff and volunteers to hear directly from the community and learn from...

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Surviving extreme heat – what you should know

22nd January 2019

With heatwaves becoming a regular feature of the Victorian summer, it’s important to plan ahead and consider how you can look after yourself and others when the extreme heat hits. During extreme heat it is easy to become dehydrated or for your body to overheat. If this happens, you may...

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holiday period operating hours

13th December 2018

Over the holiday period, there will be some changes to our usual operating hours. All cohealth services will be closed on 25 and 26 December 2018 and 1 January 2019. Some cohealth services will be operating on reduced hours from 22 December 2018 until 2 January 2019. Services will return...

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And the winner of the 2018 Frank Fisher Award is…

30th November 2018

Each year at the Annual General Meeting, cohealth celebrates and recognizes those who have continued the legacy of Frank Fisher, a spokesperson for people with disability who devoted his life’s energy working to ensure that those who are vulnerable are heard...

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co-designing better outcomes with South Sudanese Australians

28th November 2018

In recent years, the South Sudanese Australian community has experienced increasing scrutiny from media, politicians and the general public. In most instances this has been negative, often racist and divisive. As part of a co-design project to build on community strengths, cohealth worked with The Australian Centre for Social Innovation...

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