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The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) and Reconciliation Victoria have announced the winners of the seventh annual HART Awards – that recognise community and local government contributions to reconciliation – in a virtual ceremony today.
In a wide ranging conversation on VLGA Connect, the Federal Shadow Minister for Local Government, Jason Clare speaks to us about the sector's response to COVID-19, the need for more support from the Government for stimulus projects, and impacts on housing and homelessness from the pandemic.
Diana Egerton-Warburton OAM returns to VLGA Connect to outline a crowdsourcing project to gather non-medical grade personal protective equipment that can be used for training purposes, thereby freeing up medical grade equipment for which supplies are limited.
Diana Egerton-Warburton OAM outlines her research work at Monash University to produce clear and simple resources to assist with messaging around social distancing requirements - a vitally important element of combatting the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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