News & Events

18 02, 2020

LGBTIQA+ Leadership Group

By |2020-02-18T16:09:09+11:00February 18th, 2020|

Do you want to join an LGBTIQA+ leadership group in the Macedon Ranges? Here's your chance to work on a project whilst developing leadership skills. “Being apart of an amazing group of people is a wonderful experience that you can take away and use in your everyday lives. We are always welcoming new people to join and understand what it means to be a leader but most importantly what you think a leader is. I am really excited to see how far the queer community has come…and for other people to know more about queer history and understand what people [...]

14 02, 2020

NEW Allied Health Program: GLA:D

By |2020-02-14T17:42:04+11:00February 14th, 2020|

We are pleased to announce that Cobaw is offering a new education and exercise program for those with hip or knee osteoarthritis.  GLA:D (Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark) involves education sessions on osteoarthritis and how improved joint stability through exercise can alleviate symptoms.  This is followed by group training sessions twice a week for six weeks which focus on improving muscle control of the joint. For information click here.

11 02, 2020

Therapeutic Clinician

By |2020-02-11T16:46:58+11:00February 11th, 2020|

1.0 EFT (negotiable) ongoing Kyneton based with outreach to the Macedon Ranges Part of the Safe, Thriving & Connected Program in conjunction with the Centre for Non-Violence, this role will deliver a range of trauma informed, evidence based and flexible individual and group interventions for children, young people and adults who have experienced family violence. How to apply For further information about the position contact Julie Cairns, General Manager Community Services on (03) 5421 1666. As an employer, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds. To be considered for a role, your application must include a [...]

28 11, 2019

New SMART Recovery alcohol misuse group for women

By |2019-11-28T16:52:54+11:00November 28th, 2019|

Partnering with SMART Recovery Australia, from early 2020 Cobaw will be running a free weekly meeting for women to explore their alcohol misuse.  SMART Recovery is a group program guided by trained peers and professionals where participants help themselves and each other to change problem behaviours using a combination of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational tools and techniques. More details on what to expect from the group can be found in the attached brochure. The first meeting will take place in Kyneton on Thursday 16 January 2020 and weekly thereafter. For the time of the meeting and to register, [...]

27 11, 2019

Position Statement: Religious Discrimination Bill

By |2019-11-27T13:01:20+11:00November 27th, 2019|

At Cobaw Community Health we hold strongly to our vision for healthy people and strong communities and seek every opportunity to demonstrate our values of respect, integrity, compassion and equity for everyone. Cobaw promotes values and actions that support inclusive workplaces, schools and communities. The draft Religious Discrimination Bill (the Bill) currently under consideration intends to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of religious belief or activity in areas of public life.  However the proposed Bill raises a number of concerning issues in relation to the impact these protections may have on the provision of a fair and balanced protection from [...]

26 11, 2019

Annual Quality Account 2018-19 Published

By |2019-11-26T15:53:18+11:00November 26th, 2019|

Our annual Quality Account 2018-19 is now available for downloading. Click here to access a PDF version. Each year we invite our clients and their carers, partner agencies, staff and community members to provide feedback on our annual report. Feedback received contributes to the planning for next year’s report and directly contributes towards our quality improvement processes. If you would like to submit your feedback electronically, please visit the Survey Monkey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y9CH25Q

26 11, 2019

Annual Quality Account now available to download

By |2019-11-26T15:41:22+11:00November 26th, 2019|

Our Annual Quality Account 2018-19 is now available for downloading. Click here to access a PDF version. Each year we invite our clients and their carers, partner agencies, staff and community members to provide feedback on our annual report. Feedback received contributes to the planning for the next year’s report and directly contributes towards our quality improvement processes. If you would like to submit your feedback electronically, please visit the Survey Monkey link:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y9CH25Q

20 11, 2019

Parents Empowering Rainbow Kids (PERK)

By |2019-11-20T17:44:13+11:00November 20th, 2019|

Are you the parent of a young person who identifies as LGBTIQA+? Would you like to connect with other parents in the Macedon Ranges and neighbouring shires?  Our next parent catch up is on Wednesday 27 November at the Victoria Hotel, 67 High Street Woodend from 5.30pm - 7.00pm. The aim of PERK is to connect, share, and provide support and information for parents and carers of LGBTIQA+young people in a safe and supportive environment. For further information please contact the WayOut program at Cobaw Community Health on 1300 026 229.

8 11, 2019

New LGBTIQ+ group

By |2019-11-21T10:26:57+11:00November 8th, 2019|

Cobaw's new Country LGBTIQ+ Inclusion Program (CLIP), is encouraging LGBTIQ+ adults to get together for a cuppa and chat on a monthly basis.  Meeting on the third Thursday of every month, 'Social@' will offer a regular opportunity for members of the LGBTIQ+ community across the Macedon Ranges to get together and connect. Meet at: The Social Foundry, 86 Mollison Street, Kyneton Time: 11am - 12 noon Contact: Belinda Brain Tel: (03) 5421 1679 Or follow CLIP on Facebook