cohealth in the media

25 August 2022 ABC News Melbourne man uses painting to forge path back from addiction
25 August 2022 ABC Mornings Nicole Bartholomeusz an artist Chris speak about Beyond the Stigma – Laneway Light on ABC Mornings program
25 August 2022 CBD News How art is being used to break stigma and create conversations
24 August 2022 The Canberra Times Exhibition shines light on drug stigma
24 August 2022 CBD News How one zine that shares lived experiences is helping homeless people with what they need to know
23 August 2022 National Indigenous Times Cohealth Kangaroos go down to Reclink Bushies in tight, muddy Ballarat thriller
18 August 2022 The Age The dark path avoided: How bulk billing saved John’s life
8 August 2022 The Sydney Morning Herald Cared for generations of Collingwood and Fitzroy families
5 August 2022 Star Weekly Statistics tell mental health story
29 July 2022 National Indigenous Times Bulldogs claim Battle of the West footy spoils, but Kangas’ journeyman gets the BBQ snags
21 July 2022 Croakey Amid worrying and significant gaps and variation in COVID vaccination, what tools might help?
13 July 2022 North West City News High-rise public housing residents welcome new community health program
13 July 2022 North West City News Cohealth Kangas provides connection for people living with homelessness and disability
6 July 2022 ABC Mornings cohealth Kanga Glen Scott remembers his dad, John
27 June 2022 SBS News This unique community footy team is helping the homeless get a fresh start
8 June 2022 Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Star Weekly Remembering a life lived in full
7 June 2022

Star Weekly

Pop-up clinic to remain open
27 May 2022 The Project The clothing library helping those in need
18 May 2022 Croakey Albanese wants action on COVID, but the next Government must also prioritise primary healthcare reform
May 2022 The Health Advocate Calls for a national revival of community health centres 
May 2022 The Health Advocate The pandemic may end, but the Pathway will continue
8 May 2022 SBS News Melbourne public housing residents have created a clothes library for neighbours in need
4 May 2022 Star Weekly Community health organisation expresses disappointment with state budget
3 May 2022 The Daily Telegraph Victoria will look overseas to fill health jobs unveiled in budget
1 May 2022  The Guardian Vulnerable Australians missing out on healthcare as insufficient Medicare rebate drives GP shortage
30 April 2022 ABC News Rod’s been using heroin for 38 years. This is what he wants you to know about drug addiction
30 April 2022 SBS News World News Australia: Collingwood high-rise clothing exchange 
27 April 2022 ABC Radio National Client Indi and Dr Nicole Allard on Medicare
6 April 2022 Croakey Health Media Important reform lessons from a collaboration in COVID care
23 March 2022 CBD News Support from the ground up
23 March 2022 CBD News Overdose fatals spark calls for health-based solution
23 March 2022 Hospitals and Healthcare How the Pathway model took pressure off Vic hospitals
16 March 2022 Herald Sun (print op-ed) opinion piece, herald sun: dr catherine orr, removing barriers key to raising child vax rates
11 March 2022 Star Weekly New respiratory clinic has opened in West Footscray
7 March 2022 The Age COVID testing hubs anticipate closures in shift to rapid kits
7 March 2022 ABC Radio Melbourne Rebecca Mannix speaking about outreach podiatry (from 3:00)
16 February 2022 Journal of Foot and Ankle Research Responding to foot health needs of people experiencing homelessness: the role of a publicly funded community-based podiatry service
3 February 2022 Shepperton News Older Shepparton residents from culturally diverse backgrounds feel left out when it comes to healthcare
29 January 2022 National Nine News pop-up at Mowvelle Primary School (from 5 minutes 45 seconds)
28 January 2022 Star Weekly Recommendations to help prevent elder abuse
27 January 2022 CBD News CBD, West Melbourne COVID vaccine clinics open for kids
27 January 2022 CBD News Down but not out
20 January 2022 Star Weekly Omicron drives need for increased mental health support
10 January 2022 Daily Telegraph Families in race to vaccinate 500,000 Victorian kids before new school year
4 January 2022 The Age Battling the virus at home? Advice can help you through
25 December 2021 The Age A home alone Christmas: 30,000 Victorians spend day in isolation
24 December 2021 ABC RN AM Interview with Dr Catherine Orr re. GP shortages and cohealth’s GP-centric approach
24 December 2021 7News cohealth provides support to people in isolation over Christmas period
20 December 2021 ABC RN AM COVID support offered over festive season
20 December 2021 The Guardian Melbourne man who was confined to room and used bucket as a toilet highlights challenges for some Covid patients
8 November 2021 The Guardian More than 60% of people visiting Melbourne vaccination hub did not have Medicare card
3 November 2021 Star Weekly New mental health hub in Melton helping locals get back on their feet
3 October 2021 The Age Help amid the heartache as Afghan refugees begin their new lives
1 October 2021 The Guardian Stark divide: disadvantaged areas of Victoria have worst Covid vaccination rates
28 September 2021 ABC News What happens if I test positive to COVID in Victoria?
23 September 2021 The Canberra Times Riots shut down Melbourne vaccine centres
6 September 2021 The Age ‘You feel like it’s all your fault’: When a family is struck down by COVID
3 September 2021 The Guardian ‘Willing as anyone’: Covid vaccine hub in Melbourne town hall to help homeless access jabs
2 September 2021 The Advocate The Advocate Podcast featuring special guest Danny Jeffcote from cohealth
31 August 2021 The Age ‘I tell them, it didn’t kill me’: Vaccination hub for homeless opens
25 August 2021 The Advocate You don’t have to have an addiction to have an overdose
23 August 2021 Al Jazeera Australia’s ‘revolving door’ of prison and homelessness
21 August 2021 SBS news The community leaders fighting the COVID-19 pandemic one vaccine myth at a time
2 August 2021 Star Weekly Pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Footscray
30 July 2021 ANMF Vic 40 years of community care: meet Helen Chakman
23 July 2021 The Age – Facebook Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
22 July 2021 7News Pop-up vaccine clinics for Vic homeless
13 July 2021 The Guardian ‘Cooking is a way for me to share my love’: recipes from Melbourne public housing residents
11 July 2021 ABC News Breakfast How a cookbook brought Melbourne’s inner-city public housing community together
6 July 2021 The Age ‘We’re all like one big family’: When footy really is more than a game
4 July 2021 Star Observer Queer Refugees in Australia Struggle With Visibility and Support
3 July 2021 Probono Australia The power of cooking to support community wellbeing
10 June 2021 ABC News Cold chain nurse uses esky to transport COVID-19 vaccines to pop-up clinics in Melbourne
10 June 2021 ABC Radio Melbourne Cold chain nurse uses esky to transport COVID-19 vaccines to pop-up clinics in Melbourne
7 June 2021 The Age Exposure sites back above 300 as CBD tram, fast food outlets added
5 June 2021 Joy FM Azlan from cohealth’s Elevate program
30 May 2021 3RRR Eat It
25 May 2021 SBS Online Inside Australia’s fight against vaccine misinformation
11 May 2021 Croakey Wrapping health and healthcare reaction to a “three star” budget
11 May 2021 Star Weekly Smile Squad on the road
5 May 2021 Croakey Health and medical leaders urge the Prime Minister to act on climate crisis
25 April 2021 The Age ‘I turned my scars into strength’: Victoria gets LGBTI homelessness support
4 April 2021 The Age The shot messengers: public housing residents trained to advise on vaccines
1 April 2021 Today Community: part one. Health, social housing and building relationships
25 March 2021 SBS News Health Concierges improve COVID-19 messaging in public housing
20 March 2021 ABC News Residents of Melbourne’s hard tower lockdowns mobilise against off-radar COVID misinformation
2 March 2021 Nine News Victoria’s mental health system operates in ‘crisis mode’, royal commission finds
2 March 2021 Croakey Victoria’s Mental Health Royal Commission promises to transform “failed system”
28 February 2021 The Sydney Morning Herald Faith leaders urged to spread word amid calls for churches to be used as vaccination hubs
24 February 2021 CBD News Tracking high-risk COVID locations
10 February 2021 ABC News Melbourne’s Ethiopian community initiative gives hand-up to businesses doing it tough during COVID-19
17 December 2020 ABC Life Matters The right to sex when you live with disability
16 December 2020 The Sydney Morning Herald Peer navigators help connect LGBTQIA+ people with health services
16 November 2020 SBS News Residents of Melbourne’s public housing towers are now delivering in-language coronavirus advice
16 November 2020 The Canberra Times Health, business backs Vic housing plan
15 November 2020 SBS News Residents of Melbourne’s public housing towers are now delivering in-language coronavirus advice
14 November 2020 ABC News Funding direct job creation is boosting people out of disadvantage and experts want a national policy on it
14 November 2020 The Age ‘This will change lives’: $5.3 billion social-housing construction blitz
14 November 2020 The Age The unheralded workers helping keep Melbourne COVID-free
9 October 2020 3AW How a community group helped crush COVID-19 in Melbourne’s west
8 October 2020 Leader Community News Melbourne Covid cases: Only four new cases in Melbourne’s north and west
22 September 2020 NIT Community program keeping Indigenous Victorians connected during lockdown
16 September 2020 ABC Radio National Breakfast Social factors preventing COVID-positive patients from quarantining
16 September 2020 ABC Radio National PM Not for profit community health group program is thought to have saved the lives of some people who needed urgent medical
15 September 2020 ABC Online Indigenous communities in Melbourne work hard to spread spread coronavirus message
15 September 2020 The Age New program helps high-risk communities self-isolate
10 August 2020 The Age ‘State of purgatory’: Centrelink office in Abbotsford given six-month lifeline
1 August 2020 Sunday Age The street smart start-up with news you can use
22 July 2020 The Age Need for masks for masks for Melbourne’s homeless, refugees and asylum seekers (scroll down halfway)
10 July 2020 Australian Doctor GP shares what it’s like to work in Melbourne’s locked down tower
10 July 2020 Croakey Opinion by cohealth CE Nicole Bartholomeusz: Record COVID cases in Victoria amid scrutiny of hotel quarantining, public housing lockdown
10 July 2020 ABC TV News Breakfast cohealth’s Dr Bronwyn Wells interviewed about our support of public housing residents in hard lockdown
7 July 2020 ABC Online Melbourne residents in coronavirus hard lockdown fear for health impacts in public housing towers  
6 July 2020 ABC RN Drive Melbourne residents in hard lockdown want faster testing
5 July 2020 Sunday Age Young South Sudanese leaders share pain of unfounded COVID blame

 

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