Category: Blog

Star Health commits to Gender Equality and Respect

MEDIA RELEASE- 18/06/2020 At Star Health we commit to ensuring that people of all genders deserve equal rights, voice, opportunities, dignity, fairness, equity and to feel safe, valued and respected in their workplace and community.  Kent Burgess, CEO of Star Health stated that as a workplace and health service Star Health has an important role to play in promoting gender equality and…

AOD team; Breaking down barriers

In this piece, we chat with Rachel, one of our outreach counsellors in the AOD (Alcohol & Other Drugs) team. She explains how the team breaks down barriers to engage with vulnerable clients. Tell us about yourself Rachel- Hi, I’m one of the Outreach Counsellors in the AOD team and I’ve worked with Star Health…

What Is Bayside Alcohol and Other Drug Services?

What Is Bayside Alcohol and Other Drug Services?
BayAODS is a central access point for consumers over 16 years of age who reside In the Bayside region who are seeking support around Alcohol and other Drug issues.
Services are also open to family members/ or significant others of people with an Alcohol or drug related Issue.

Commit to Small Changes in 2020 Instead of Big Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, a time to make and potentially break New Year’s resolutions.

Research has shown, around half of all adults make New Year’s resolutions, but only 10% manage to keep them for more than a few months.

Realistically, people often set unrealistic resolutions and continue to be the victims of their bad habits.

In 2020, instead of creating unrealistic resolutions that you, most likely, will never achieve, why not make a fewsmall commitments, every day behavioural changes that encourage a greater connection.

Star tenant for the Pride Centre!

Melbourne, Australia, 10 December 2019 – The Victorian Pride Centre Board Chair Jude Munro AO, alongside Minister for Equality, Martin Foley MP, today announced Star Health as the Pride Centre’s first commercial tenant. Star Health is a leading provider of primary health and community care services in the inner south east of Melbourne. It has agreed…

A day in the life of Access & Support Worker, Angeline

We recently welcomed Angeline into the position of Access and Support Worker.

While this role may be a new opportunity for Angeline, she isn’t new to Star Health, having previously worked within the high-rise support program in Windsor prior to moving across to take up her new position based out of Mitford Street.

The Access and Support program assists people from disadvantaged and marginalised communities, including people who are financially disadvantaged and people from LGBTQI and culturally diverse communities.

My Story of Quitting Smoking. You Don’t Have to do it Alone

Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health, however it’s often not an easy process.
Withdrawal can have a number of challenges and while most people find these subside within a few weeks it’s common for people to try quitting a few times before being able to successfully kick the habit long term.

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