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National Volunteer’s Week 9th – 15th May

April 20, 2016 National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our Nation’s volunteers. Give Happy, Live Happy. Volunteers Live Happier and Healthier Lives! Stay tuned over the coming weeks, keep an eye on this website and our Facebook page to stay up-to-date. Get ready to get involved and help us celebrate that...
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Book Fair 2016 – Escape from Reality!

April 12, 2016 Help turn Lifeline Gippsland’s 2 Day Book Fair on 14 & 15 April 2016 into a huge fundraising success! Our Book Fair is an important fundraising activity to help us raise much needed funds to support our 24-hour Telephone Crisis Support Service 13 11 14 and to assist with running other vital programs that support our...
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March 23, 2016 Demonstrating to the federal government the public belief that more needs to be done to address suicide in Australia. Please read the latest Media Release from Lifeline Australia’s CEO, Pete Shmigel:


March 15, 2016 1 MILLION SIGNATURES IN SUPPORT OF SUICIDE PREVENTION Lifeline has today launched an online campaign seeking a million signatures calling on the Federal Government to double funding to suicide prevention. The petition follows the release of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showing that 2864 people took their own lives in 2014 – almost 8...
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February 11, 2016 On Sunday 20th March, thousands of Black Dog Riders will hit the highways to raise vital funds for Lifeline, and raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention. The Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer is a nationwide event. Last year saw nearly 6,500 riders participate, raising over $200,000 for Lifeline’s crisis support services. In 2016, motorcycle enthusiasts...
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February 3, 2016 Domestic and family violence includes violence against women, children, the elderly and others. Such violence is not just physical, it can include emotional, sexual, social, spiritual, financial and verbal abuse, or stalking. Domestic and family violence is abuse or violence by a partner or ex-partner or family member, and the abuse occurs in all cultures...
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Employee Stress Management and Self Care

January 27, 2016 What is Stress Management and Self-Care? Stress is the body’s way of responding to demand or pressure. Too much stress, or prolonged stress can affect our physical and mental health. This workshop helps to identify the signs of stress, provides opportunities for group discussion and activities to develop stress management strategies and self-care. To register...
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Gone Fishing 2016

January 27, 2016 Are you or someone you know experiencing depression? Lifeline Gippsland is pleased to advise that it is again running the ‘Gone Fishing’ program for men who are tackling the blues. ‘Gone Fishing’ is a well-regarded and effective facilitated peer support program, run over six weekly sessions, which aims to provide men who are experiencing depression...
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DV-aware 2016

December 16, 2015 What is DV-aware? DV-aware is a 2-hour (non-accredited) awareness session that helps raise the awareness of the public around the issue of domestic and family violence. What will I learn? You’ll walk away with some basic knowledge and tools that will guide you to recognise the signs of domestic and family violence and reflect on what you can...
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December 14, 2015 What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a half-day alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite...
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