Category: News

Where to purchase your tree this year

23 November 2022

With Christmas just around the corner, this year’s festive season brings with it much hope and opportunity to reconnect with family, friends and the community.  Buying a tree from our Christmas Tree Fundraiser is an annual tradition for many families, including staff and participants as well as an important fundraising opportunity for OC Connections. OC Connections […]

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Young Carer Bursary – applications now open

8 August 2022

The Young Carers Network’s Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education. The program offers 1000 bursaries of $3000 each year to assist with education needs and resources. To apply, you must be aged 12 – 25 years old for the entire time you’re receiving the bursary. Additional requirements can be […]

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Extension of pandemic declaration

6 July 2022

As coronavirus continues to be a serious risk to public health throughout Victoria, the Premier extended the pandemic declaration on Tuesday 5 July, 2022 to apply for three more months.  This extension enables the Minister for Health to continue public health and other protective measures to reduce the risk of transmission and hospitalisation. This means the […]

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Seeking carers and people living with disability to help co-design healthcare services

4 July 2022

The SPEAK Project aims to improve healthcare for people with disability. The project focuses on autistic people, people with intellectual disability, and people with communication support needs. The project is an initiative of Alfred Health and aims to ensure people with disabililities and their carers feel safe, understood and supported while in hospital. They are […]

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Congratulations to Mr Steve Dimopoulos

28 June 2022

OC Connections would like to congratulate Mr Steve Dimopoulos Member for Oakleigh on his appointment as Minister for Creative Industries and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events in the Victorian Government. The Hon Steve Dimopoulos has always been a wonderful and engaged supporter of the local community and of the work we undertake here […]

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