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Developed by Women’s Legal Service Qld, Penda is a free and simple to use app for women seeking safety, legal and financial information. Penda combines financial tips, legal information and referrals for women who have experienced domestic and family violence. Friends, family, employers and support people can also use Penda to help others.

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This sheet examines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to child protection services in Australia. Parliaments in all states and territories have enacted mandatory reporting laws of some description. However, the laws are not the same across all jurisdictions; this resource will help provide you with the facts you need. 

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In partnership with NAPCAN, the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange has prepared this resource on prevention of child abuse and neglect. It presents findings from recent Australian and international research to identify activities and strategies that can be put in place to prevent child abuse and neglect before it happens.

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Created by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria, this poster provides an A to Z of preventing violence against women. Challenging gender stereotypes and promoting respect are among some of the steps to stem violence.

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‘Into the Light’ is a three-part video resource in Arabic. Supported by the Australian government and created by Ethno Connect, it aims to engage the Arabic-speaking communities in NSW on psychological health, distress and seeking help. 

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With a series of tips from Family Advocacy on pre-planning for your NDIS experience, this resource is invaluable for those feeling overwhelmed by the NDIS and looking for some guidance.

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Sometimes people with a disability need the support of an occupational therapist, physiotherapist, speech pathologist and/or psychologist. National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding means that the person or their support person can choose who will provide that service.

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The Social Innovation Council has released an NGO Benchmarking Model to help not-for-profit organisations to test their performance and help drive innovation in the sector. Organisations can complete an online self-assessment to check their performance against the Model.

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The Audit Office of New South Wales has released an audit report titled Planning and evaluating palliative care services in NSW. The report found that NSW Health’s approach to planning and evaluating palliative care is not effectively coordinated. There is no overall policy framework for palliative and end-of-life care,

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Deakin University has developed a partnership model of care that aims to build stronger and more beneficial relationships between older people and those who care for them. The aim of the partnership model is to ensure that healthcare services are more responsive to the needs and preferences of older people within a variety of care settings.