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Star Health Mobile COVID-19 Testing Team

Sarah Fair, acting General Manager of Healthy Communities, reports on the wonderful work of our Mobile COVID Testing Teams. Back in early June the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) asked us to run a COVID-19 Community Engagement and Health Promotion Program in Public Housing in Port Phillip and Stonnington. A week later we…

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…

Access to Star Health Services in Context of COVID-19

As a part of the local health system Star Health remains open and committed to providing the best care and support for our clients and to staff.  However, some of our work will move to telephone-based or online appointments to minimise the risk of COVID-19 exposure, as outlined below.  Service changes have occurred in line…

Special General Meeting – 8 May 2019

The Star Health Board invites Star Health Members to a Special General Meeting on Wednesday 8 May 2019 at 1pm at 341 Coventry St, South Melbourne. A light lunch will be served from 12.30pm. The reason for this Special General Meeting is for Members to consider and decide proposed changes to the Star Health Constitution….

Media Release: Commitment to Expand Star Health’s Prahran Site

Star Health welcomes the announcement that a Federal Labor Government will invest $4 million in a new Star Health mental health community hub in Prahran. The announcement was made today by Labor Leader in the Senate, the Hon Penny Wong, at Star Health’s Prahran site. Star Health Board President Judith Klepner said “It is fantastic…

Media Release: We’re moving … on the double!

As we get into the swing of the new year, Star Health has been busy, with two office moves in St Kilda and Bentleigh in recent weeks. On Friday 15 March, The Hon. Martin Foley MP officially opened our new St Kilda Service Centre at 22-28 Fitzroy Street. Minister Foley spoke passionately about the importance…

Network Issues

Star Health is currently experiencing network issues. This is affecting our phones and emails. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience and we are working hard to get back online ASAP.

Homelessness Week

  Did you know that over 100,000 Australians experience homelessness on any night of the week? Are you aware that this number has grown over 10% in the past decade? Many Australians are not conscious of the homelessness epidemic in this country nor the problems that people experiencing homelessness face on a daily basis (which…

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