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Marriage Equality – a human right for good health

Victorian Community Health Sector Joint Statement of Support The recent decision of the Australian Government to conduct a survey to determine the level of support for the right of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people to marry, represents a significant risk to the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ Victorians. As leaders within,…

Be Medicinewise Week 2017 – What You Need to Know

As we find ourselves in the thick of Australia’s seventh Be Medicinewise Week, it’s time that we sit down and discuss what this annual event is looking to achieve. A week-long event starting on the 21st of August, Be Medicinewise Week aims to promote the safe use of medicines. This includes prescription, over-the-counter and complementary…

National Dental Health Week – What You Should Know

Have you heard of National Dental Health Week? For those who haven’t, Dental Health Week is the Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion campaign. The aim of Dental Health Week is to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining and practising good oral health and hygiene in all areas of life. What Does…

GP Skin Clinic

We offer a convenient, professional, skilled GP service specialising in skin related issues such as regular skin cancer checks, wound care and minor surgical procedures. Dr Jeet Garud is passionate about prevention and treatment of skin cancer. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Dermoscopy and is a member of the International Dermoscopy Society. He also…

Star Health – a Mental Health Skilled Workplace

For the second year in a row, Star Health has been awarded and recognised as a Mental Health Skilled Workplace! Star Health is committed to supporting people with enduring mental illness through recovery focussed services. Our work spans across several services, including support and counselling, assertive outreach, case management and peer support. You can learn more about these…

Standing Up to Anxiety Group

Star Health will be running the Standing up to Anxiety group program on Mondays 2-4pm, for 6 consecutive weeks, starting July 31st and finishing September 4th. Please contact Heather or Tara on 9525 1300 if you are interested.

Congratulations Judith “Jacko” Jackson

Today we joined with Gunggari woman and Elder and Star Health Volunteer Judith “Jacko” Jackson and celebrated her addition to the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll in 2016. The Roadshow for 2017, which started in La Trobe Valley, had a stop at the St Kilda Town Hall. The Honour Roll captures the stories of Aboriginal people…

2017 Homeless Memorial

The annual Homeless Memorial Service will be held at Peanut Farm Reserve, Chaucer St, St Kilda on Wednesday 21st June 2017 from 4:30pm. The Homeless Memorial is a non-political annual event open to the whole community. It gives community members and workers an opportunity for reflection; a safe space where people may honour and celebrate…

National Volunteer Week

May 8-14 is National Volunteer Week. Star Health thanks each and every one of its volunteers. Your contribution is valued and appreciated. You make our organisation a much better place! We met in St Kilda on the afternoon of Fri 12 May and celebrated the amazing achievements that are only possible with the support of…

Premier Andrews visits Star Health

Today, Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister Martin Foley were welcomed to ISCH to announce funding to step up the fight against ice and drug addiction. This latest funding towards the Ice Action Plan will provide more Australians with support to tackle this vicious drug. Nine News Article 9 News footage

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