The Pertussis vaccine is now recommended as a single dose between 20 and 32 weeks in each pregnancy, including pregnancies that are closely spaced to provide maximal protection to each infant. This advice is reflected in the Australian Immunisation Handbook at www.immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au http://www.immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/.
Take advantage of free workshops being offered to parents, carers and professionals by Kidsafe WA when they come to Broome, Derby, Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek from 30 March -3 April 2020. To register your interest please see the attached flyer.
The Grants for Women program makes one-off grants available to community organisations to develop projects under the priority areas of
Health and wellbeing, Safety and justice, Economic independence and Leadership.
For further information and application details, please visit the Grants for Women webpage https://dlgc.communities.wa.gov.au/GrantsFunding/Pages/Grants-for-Women.aspx.
District Leadership Groups (DLG) are responsible for developing and leading on-the-ground responses to achieve local outcomes. The groups operate across Western Australia and meet regularly to explore local issues and initiatives. Membership of the groups include representatives from State and Commonwealth governments, local government, the community services sector, Aboriginal community-controlled organisations and industry.
To find out more visit https://www.communities.wa.gov.…
The Department of Communities is leading the development of a new WA Housing Strategy 2020-2030. The strategy will set the direction for the next 10 years, creating a more sustainable and responsive housing system for WA. The strategy is a call to action for all sectors to work together to improve housing choices and pathways. It will consider how to improve access to suitable and affordable homes and respond to current and future need.…