Like all school-aged children, those on the autism spectrum benefit from strong and productive relationships between home and school. Positive Partnerships is a federally funded program developed to support these relationships by producing evidence based materials and practical resources, and delivers them nationally through parent/carer workshops, professional learning workshops and webinars.
Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians. It aims to promote mentally healthy communities, educate Australians on mental health issues, influence mental health reform so that government policies address all contemporary mental health issues, conduct research on mental health issues, and carry out regular consultation to represent the best interests of our members, partners and the community. Embrace Multicultural Mental Health is run by Mental Health Australia and is funded by Department of health.
The Royal Women's Hospital leads the way in women’s and newborn healthcare, delivering specialist maternity, neonatal, gynaecology, oncology, reproductive and sexual health services to women in Melbourne, as well as those with complex needs from across Victoria and Australia.
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is a leading provider of specialist public health services for infants, children and adolescents and is the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria, caring for children from across Australia and overseas. The RCH is internationally recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and is also a state-wide teaching, training and research hospital.
The The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. For over 50 years, we’ve led the battle to save lives and improve the heart health of all Australians. Our sights are set on a world where people don’t suffer or die prematurely because of heart disease.
The National Asthma Council Australia is the national authority for asthma knowledge, setting the standard for asthma care. We are a not-for-profit charity based in Melbourne with national reach. Our small staff works with a national network of leading health professionals dedicated to asthma and related conditions.
The raisingchildren.net.au offers free parenting videos, apps and articles backed by Australian experts. The website provides trusted information about children’s health, sleep, behaviour, physical activity, family relationships and raising teenagers. It also includes dedicated resources on autism spectrum disorder and disability. Raising Children Network is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.
The Asthma Foundation of Victoria is the leading consumer authority for people with asthma and linked conditions and their family and carers, providing a range of services and programs to the Victorian community and health professionals. These include support, advice, counselling, resources, education and training to assist people to manage their asthma all year round.
Cancer Council Victoria is an independent charity that has been leading the fight against cancer since 1936. We are the largest non-government provider of cancer research funds in Victoria. Cancer Council undertakes three important aspects of cancer control — research, prevention and support for people with cancer, their families and friends.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak national organisation working to improve the quality of life of all Australians affected by incontinence. The National Continence Helpline (1800 33 00 66) is a free and confidential service staffed by continence nurse advisors who provide advice, resources to consumers and health professionals and information about local continence services.
At Diabetes Victoria we support, empower and campaign for all Victorians affected by diabetes. In order to reduce the impact of diabetes in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, we provide a range of multilingual, culturally appropriate programs and services.
In 1997, the NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service was established as a result of NSW Health's plan, Health Services
for a Culturally Diverse Society (1995). The plan identified the need for the development of a co-ordinated state-wide approach to provide information about health issues and health services to people who speak languages other than English.
Bolton Clarke offers exceptional service in, at home support, retirement living + residential aged care.
BCNA (Breast Cancer Network Australia) is the peak national organisation for Australians affected by breast cancer, and consists of a network of more than 120,000 members and 288 Member Groups. More than 90 per cent of our members have had a diagnosis of breast cancer, and the remaining members have had a personal experience with breast cancer through a family member or friend.