Improving health and wellbeing for Victorians of refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds

The Network provides a platform for collaboration, service coordination, resources, training and advocacy to address the health needs and challenges experienced by Victorians from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds.

Announcements

Join the Network’s Executive Group

Submit an Expression of Interest to join the Network’s Executive Group, providing strategic oversight and key policy advice related to health services and systems for people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds in Victoria.

Experience of Women in Immigration Detention

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for written submissions on the experience of women in immigration detention.

Expression of Interest for Karen interpreters and translators

Help RMIT deliver the diploma of interpreting in Bendigo.

The Victorian Refugee Health Network is an initiative committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds in Victoria. 

The Victorian Refugee Health Network is funded by the Victorian Government’s (Department of Health) and auspiced by The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture.  

Resources and referrals

The Victorian Refugee Health Network collates information on resources  and referral pathways to health services (primary, specialist, mental health) that work with refugee/asylum seeker clients.

Here you can find referral information as well as tools and resources for health professionals when working with refugees and people seeking asylum.

Covid-19

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Health Translations

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Join the Network’s Executive Group

Join the Network’s Executive Group

Submit an Expression of Interest to join the Network’s Executive Group, providing strategic oversight and key policy advice related to health services and systems for people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds in Victoria.

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Latest e-newsletters

The Network publishes a monthly e-Bulletin that shares current news and resources and showcases good practice from the refugee health sector in Victoria and Australia.

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