Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Access Project Officer

An opportunity exists with Southern Melbourne Primary Care Partnership for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Access Project Officer. This part-time (0.6EFT) position seeks to engage the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to gain greater awareness of and access to health and welfare services available in the area.

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Join us on Facebook!

We're excited to announce that we have joined the world of social media. We have now launched our Facebook page and look forward to sharing industry news with our partners, stakeholders and community members.

Even more importantly, we're looking forward to hearing from all of you. So please check out our page and make sure you 'like' us while you are there so you don't miss out on all our updates.

We'll be working hard to make sure our Facebook content differs from that on our website and in our e-communications.

Family Violence Statement of Commitment - Launch

We were thrilled to have the Hon. Tim Richardson MP and Domestic Violence Victoria CEO, Fiona McCormack join us on June 16 to formally launch our Family Violence Statement of Commitment. The breakfast event was well attended by CEOs and Managers from local government, community health, women's health and community agencies across our catchment.

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Save the Date

We are excited to announce that we will be formally launching the SMPCP Family Violence Statement of Commintment in June and we ask you to 'save the date' in your diaries.

Many of our member organisations have already signed this important document as they are aware of the significance of this vital issue and the role their organisation has to play in contributing to cultural change within our society.


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SMPCP welcomes Royal Commission recommendations

SMPCP Executive Officer, Terry Lazzarotto welcomed the release of the Summary and Recommendations of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence.

The current work of the PCP is reflected in the report findings and the Partnership is well positioned to support the government’s efforts to address this important community issue. Among the 227 recommendations within the report, particular note was made of the need for more work to be done in the areas of prevention and training and workforce development for general health workers.

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16 Days of Activism - Day 16

International Human Rights Day

Today is International Human Rights Day and the last day of the 16 Days of Activism. We hope that you continue to have a conversation about preventing violence against women throughout the year.
Women and girls are entitled to full and equal enjoyment of their human rights including health, education, political participation, economic wellbeing and freedom from violence.

Today, we’re talking about the right to live free from violence.

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