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The Grit and Resilience Community have lots of exciting things in store as we work together to build strength, courage and connection within the Rural City of Wangaratta community.
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The Grit and Resilience Heart Framework – it’s how we will connect
The Grit and Resilience Program's operational plan has been approved. Find out more about what these means for the Grit and Resilience Program's next steps!
Join us to increase support after suicide:
As part of the Grit and Resilience program community, we invite you to join us for a free online Community Workshop:
"What do I say, What do I do?"
This opportunity is designed to increase understanding of bereavement by suicide, and to provide participants with basic support skills.
Please click here for more information and to register.
Appointment of Community Partners
The Grit and Resilience program are thrilled to announce four community partners have been appointed to the Consortium to provide a community perspective in the program’s governance.
Caz Sammon and John Davis have been successfully appointed Community Partners, with Chelsea Wilson and Ruby Sait appointed as Community Youth Partners.
In total, 18 applications were received for the four available positions. The Grit and Resilience program were blown away by the diverse experiences and skills of all applicants, and their passion for making the Rural City of Wangaratta Community even better. Applicants were required to submit a written application in response to key selection criteria, with shortlisted candidates proceeding to interview and final selection with a panel.
As Community Partners, John, Caz, Ruby and Chelsea will govern the Grit and Resilience Program alongside representatives from the Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria Police, The Department of Health and Human Services, Albury Wodonga Health, Murray Primary Health Network, Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service, Gateway Health and Headspace Albury Wodonga.
Congratulations to our community partners Caz, John, Ruby and Chelsea and thank you for helping to make the Rural City of Wangaratta Community even better!
Meet your Grit and Resilience Community Partners