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Eva Cox: When Margaret Thatcher said 'There's no such thing as society', she lost the plot! Society is the myriad of ways people connect, linked by some common interests or characteristics. Over the next six weeks, I want to explore 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.
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This guide aims to give everyone involved in neighbourhood management practical advice and ideas about how to improve services and standards in their area.
For neighbourhood managers in established partnerships, much of the information here will already be familiar. Indeed
we have drawn on your experience in writing it. It will, however, be a useful reference point and provide induction material for
your new staff and board members.
Over ninety per cent of all crime reported to the New South Wales police is property related, and residential burglary constitutes about sixteen per cent of this crime. Relatively few offenders are caught because spur-of-the-moment property crimes are quickly committed and seldom witnessed. Thus the police clear-up rate for residential burglary is only about six per cent. Although much of this crime involves little financial loss, people, particularly the elderly, fear burglary.
Employment Outreach Services in Neighbourhood Renewal
The aim of an Employment Outreach Service (EOS) is to provide a local centre for employment service providers to provide a service to residents within NR areas as a means of connecting them to work opportunities.
Promotion of mental health and wellbeing are central goals for the work of the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth). The Arts and Environment Scheme has been an important way of achieving them. The partnerships with local government to promote the health of all citizens, and the skills and resources of artists and community members are all
integral components of our work in this area.
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The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, VicHealth, is an independent statutory body established in 1987. VicHealth works towards the development of innovative responses to the complex social, economic and environmental forces that influence the health of all Victorians. VicHealth has a particular focus on a flexible, responsive and evidence-informed approach to working with partners from across different sectors in the community to create environments which improve population health.
The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, VicHealth, is an independent statutory body established in 1987. VicHealth works towards the development of innovative responses to he complex social, economic and environmental forces that influence the health of all Victorians. VicHealth has a particular focus on a flexible, responsive and evidence-nformed approach to working with partners from across different sectors in the community to create environments which improve population health.
Innovative programs run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence are helping people get work and get their life working, as the House of Representatives Employment Committee found out during a recent visit.
The long-term unemployed who find work through the Brotherhood have a job retention rate of about 90 per cent.
In Australia and internationally, over the last decade, there has been growing recognition of the importance of communities to people’s lives and to the basic social fabric of society.
There is also increasing evidence that our economic and social wellbeing are mutually interdependent.