Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department of Communities is dedicated to sharing important information regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as soon as it comes to hand in order to protect the health and wellbeing of our community.

Announcements

 


The Department of Communities, Connecting Early Years Networks team wishes to inform Early Years Networks and stakeholders that the Early Years Networks Forum is being rescheduled to 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it being too early to gauge what will be possible in the coming months, we have decided to reschedule our proposed 2020 Early Years Network Forum until 2021.…
The Australian Government's Australian Institute of Family Studies wants to understand how Australians are coping with and adjusting to the Coronavirus pandemic. They are interested in every person in every type of family. Because everyone has a family, and families come in all shapes and sizes. If you are over 18+ years and living in Australia, please help them by taking the Life during COVID-19 survey Take the survey here https://aifs.gov.au/fia-survey-COVID-19?…
Liz Gordon and Julio Alejo 13 May 2020 How practitioners can engage in respectful, collaborative and curious conversations with children and families from migrant and refugee backgrounds https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/events/cultural-considerations-support-children-migrant-refugee-backgrounds-mental-health-wellbeing?utm_source=CFCA+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=719963b4b2- https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/events/cultural-considerations-support-children-migrant-refugee-backgrounds-mental-health-wellbeing?…
Tuesdays at Twelve
Tuesdays at Twelve is an insightful six-part webinar series that will examine in detail topical issues as they arise, including how we can all assist the community during an unprecedented time of physical distancing. The series is hosted by the Department of Communities Director General Michelle Andrews. www.communities.wa.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19/community-sector-partnerships-covid-19/tuesdays-at-twelve/ http://www.communities.wa.gov.…
With so many Early Years Networks utilising video conferencing, the Connecting Early Years Networks team have developed a video conferencing tip sheet. The tip sheet contains information to assist Networks  to run smooth and informative Network meetings.