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Advocacy-Health Alliance upskills local health practioners

Earlier this year we ran a number of sessions for health professionals at Bendigo Community Health Services. The sessions were part of our Advocacy-Health Alliance (AHA) partnership between Loddon Campaspe CLC and Bendigo Community Health Services. AHAs are a healthcare and legal services delivery model that aims to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals, children and families by integrating […]

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Advocacy-Health Alliance upskills local health practioners

Earlier this year we ran a number of sessions for health professionals at Bendigo Community Health Services. The sessions were part of our Advocacy-Health Alliances project, which seeks to establish partnerships between legal and health services and to raise awareness of the unmet legal needs of vulnerable families and their children as social determinants of […]

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Healthy Justice supports Bendigo’s most vulnerable children

On Monday the 22nd of July Loddon Campaspe CLC and Bendigo Community Health Services launched the Advocacy-Health Alliance (AHA) project at BCHS’ Kangaroo Flat site. This project is the first of its kind in Australia. Funded by the Clayton Utz Foundation, the project will provide legal services to address the unmet legal needs of vulnerable […]

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Advocacy Health Alliance breaks new ground

Bendigo has been selected as the site of Bendigo’s first Advocacy Health Alliance (AHA) project. The scoping phase of the project started in early December 2012 thanks to the support of the Clayton Utz Foundation. Through this process, a three year pilot project is being developed to integrate a full-time lawyer within the Bendigo health […]

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Advocacy Health Alliances Symposium

A free public event is being held on Thursday the 15th of November to launch the inaugural Australian Symposium for Advocacy Health Alliances that is being held in Melbourne the following day. Advocacy-Health Alliances, or Medical-Legal Partnerships as they are known in the United States, involve collaborations between advocates and health workers to achieve improved health and social […]

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Employment Opportunity – Advocacy-Health Alliance Project Worker

The Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has an employment opportunity for a part-time (2-3 days per week) Advocacy-Health Alliance Project Worker. The position is based in Bendigo and is funded to April-June 2013.       The ideal candidate will have: experience in project management and design within the social services and/or health sectors. Experience […]

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Advocacy Health Alliances – Bendigo Lunch

This unique event will enable a detailed and targeted discussion of the Advocacy Health Alliances (0r Medical-Legal Partnership) model with the key note speakers, its integration with health and legal undergraduate and continuing training and the potential to develop medical-legal style partnerships in Central Victoria. RSVP brcs@monash.edu Inquiries:  (03) 5444 4364 ext 214 or  0400 870 210

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Pete’s Calorie Neutral Challenge

While we work pretty hard here at Loddon Campaspe CLC, we also take the time to smell the roses whenever we can. Which is why Peter Noble (our illustrious and bearded Coordinator) set himself a Calorie Neutral Challenge while visiting the USA recently on a Clayton Utz Fellowship. The Clayton Utz Fellowship is funding Peter to […]

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Advocacy Health Alliances

Advocacy Health Alliances (AHAs) use lawyers to help patients navigate the legal system to resolve issues affecting their health. Lawyers work in partnership with doctors to keep patients healthy. Sound smart? We thought so, which is why we are working to further develop and extend AHAs in Australia. Advocacy Health Alliances break down the barriers […]

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