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.

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Saving FACE – Sector Guide

This guide arose from the Saving FACE project and provides organisations and practitioners who engage, or seek to engage, with Muslims in the Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence (DFSV) sector with: A roadmap for effectively engaging with faith communities A set of...

Inquiry into Women’s Pain

The Inquiry into Women’s Pain will provide recommendations to inform improved models of care and service delivery for Victorian girls and women experiencing pain in the future. The Inquiry into Women’s Pain is asking Victorian girls and women to share their experiences of pain and pain management.

Support for newly arrived Palestinians

This guide was prepared by the Department of Premier and Cabinet Multicultural Affairs portfolio and summarises the supports available to newly arrived Palestinians fleeing the Israel-Gaza conflict and arriving in Victoria.

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.

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Saving FACE – Sector Guide

Saving FACE – Sector Guide

This guide arose from the Saving FACE project and provides organisations and practitioners who engage, or seek to engage, with Muslims in the Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence (DFSV) sector with: A roadmap for effectively engaging with faith communities A set of...

read more
Inquiry into Women’s Pain

Inquiry into Women’s Pain

The Inquiry into Women’s Pain will provide recommendations to inform improved models of care and service delivery for Victorian girls and women experiencing pain in the future. The Inquiry into Women’s Pain is asking Victorian girls and women to share their experiences of pain and pain management.

read more
Support for newly arrived Palestinians

Support for newly arrived Palestinians

This guide was prepared by the Department of Premier and Cabinet Multicultural Affairs portfolio and summarises the supports available to newly arrived Palestinians fleeing the Israel-Gaza conflict and arriving in Victoria.

read more

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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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