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The project stage benchmark can be used by Neighbourhood Renewal initiatives as a guide to implementation stages. It will alsobe used in desk-top reviews as an indicator of whether a project has reached a phase of development that accords with the lengthof time it has been established.
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This artical is made by Mandarin Chinese representative to the neighbourhood Advisory team and associated working groups about What they can do to keep estate clean and tidy and try to beautify estate and the security issues.
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The Digital Inclusion Initiative (DII) is a whole-of-community efort, spearheaded by the non-proft organisation, Infoxchange, and its eleven corporate partners.
The initiative is designed to eradicate the digital divide by providing access to computer hardware, software, afordable internet and user support for residents of public housing.
Access to employment is a critical factor contributing to an individual and a communities’ well being. Strategies that focus on improving employment opportunities should focus on facilitating better access to existing employment opportunities as the majority of employment is secured through this way. Many residents of neighbourhood renewal areas have little or no, work history and may lack confidence and skills to negotiate finding, or retaining a job. Programs that work closely with residents in a supportive way to develop skills and confidence are a priority for
North Yarra Community Health first opened Youth Space on the Collingwood housing estate in May 2003. This drop-in facility for young people aged 11 – 18 years, living in Collingwood public housing, has gone from strength to strength with increased numbers of young people attending and participating in activities, and, since 2005, an additional half-time youth worker provided by the City of Yarra Youth Services.
'A picture of Australia's children' is the third national statistical report on the health, development and wellbeing of Australia's children aged 0-14 years. Childhood, particularly early childhood, has become a key priority for governments and non-government organisations across Australia. This is in response to emerging issues of concern for Australia's children in the context of rapid social change, as well as compelling evidence about the importance of the early years for laying the foundations for children's future competence and physical and mental wellbeing.
Neighbourhood Renewal is a priority approach for the Victorian Government in addressing place-based disadvantage City of Yarra Neighbourhood Renewal sites include Atherton Gardens Public Housing Estate (Fitzroy) and Collingwood Public Housing Estate A Whole-of-Government approach in Neighbourhood Renewal areas means: Better coordination between portfolios Prioritising existing and growth funding to NR sites All of Government support for NR Action Plans All of Government commitment to loc
In her lecture, Eva Cox says, that society is the myriad of ways people connect, linked by some common interests or characteristics. She explores what holds society together, what may cause us to come apart and what constitutes a truly civil society in which we trust each other and face our futures optimistically.