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eNews No. 32 – 19 October 2020

AMES Australia is featured as part of our ‘Employment Pathways Across Eastern Melbourne’ series in CCOEI eNews 32. We continue with the latest coverage on the easing of Victoria’s pandemic lockdown and offer additional responses to the Federal Budget. We also conclude our four-part online CCOEI ‘Twilight Concerts’ series.

eNews No. 31 – 12 October 2020

CCOEI eNews 31 continues our series informing Eastern Melbourne’s CALD job-seekers about employment opportunities; this issue features the Salvation Army’s Employment Plus and Melbourne AMEP. We offer reactions to the 2020-21 Federal Budget, information about Mental Health Month, and preview our fourth and final free online ‘Twilight Concert’ taking place this Sunday at 6.30pm.

eNews No. 30 – 5 October 2020

CCOEI eNews 30 starts a new series focusing on assisting CALD job-seekers find employment opportunities. This issue features Employment Support available from the Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne), the Eastern CALD English Education and Employment Network, various federal government initiatives, AMEP and Mission Australia.

eNews No. 29 – 28 September 2020

Settlement Services International is featured in this week’s CCOEI eNews 29. Through October, CCOEI eNews will be featuring job-seeking, employment services, workplace matters and labour market issues – with a particular focus on migrants and former refugees living and working in Eastern Melbourne. We also preview next Sunday’s third CCOEI multicultural community concert.

eNews No. 28 – 21 September 2020

The focus in this week’s CCOEI eNews is on the multicultural municipality of Monash. This brings to a conclusion our series over the past few issues on local government in Eastern Melbourne.  We also review last evening’s CCOEI online ‘lockdown’ community concert.

eNews No. 27 – 14 September 2020

The City of Boroondara features in CCOEI eNews 27, along with details of our upcoming second online multicultural concert, and our regular wrap-up of local, national and international news.

eNews No. 26 – 7 September 2020

The City of Maroondah features in CCOEI eNews 26. We also spotlight the success from CCOEI’s first Multicultural Community Concert held on Facebook along with our regular wrap-up of last week’s news and information for migrant service providers, CALD community leaders and advocates.

eNews No. 25 – 31 August 2020

In this issue we give details for the next MSC meeting and up-coming series of CCOEI online multicultural concerts. Our lead feature this week looks at how the City of Manningham serves its migrant communities; plus our usual news about multicultural arts, jobs, volunteering and scholarships.

eNews No. 24 – 24 August 2020

In this issue we announce an exciting up-coming series of CCOEI online community concerts.  Our lead feature looks at how the City of Knox serves its migrant communities (extract available here). The next few issues will continue to showcase our local councils across Melbourne’s Eastern Metropolitan Region addressing the needs of their CALD residents.

eNews No. 23 – 17 August 2020

This week’s edition of CCOEI eNews features how the City of Whitehorse serves its migrant communities. The next few issues will also showcase how local councils across Melbourne’s Eastern Metropolitan Region address the needs of their CALD residents.

eNews No. 22 – 10 August 2020

This week’s edition of CCOEI eNews features the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) delivered through Melbourne Polytechnic.  This concludes our series on post-secondary institutions with campuses in Eastern Melbourne.

eNews No. 21 – 3 August 2020

In this week’s edition, CCOEI eNews continues our series on tertiary education institutions in Eastern Melbourne. Today’s issue features the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) at Box Hill Institute and includes all of our usual news for service providers.

eNews No. 20 – 27 July 2020

In this week’s edition, CCOEI eNews continues our series on universities with campuses in Eastern Melbourne. Today’s issue features the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University’s Burwood Campus, plus all of our usual news and updates for migrant service providers.

eNews No. 19 – 20 July 2020

In this week’s edition, we continue our series on universities with campuses in Eastern Melbourne. Today’s issue features the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre at Monash University’s Clayton campus, plus all of our usual news and updates for migrant service providers.

eNews No. 18 – 13 July 2020

This week’s edition features the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH), an advocacy organisation working closely with professionals from health, community and local government services to improve their responsiveness to people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. 

eNews No. 17 – 6 July 2020

This week’s edition highlights the issues created by the shutdown of Melbourne public housing tenants. It also includes articles and questions from community issues as we move into a new stage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

eNews No. 16 – 29 June 2020

This week’s edition has a focus on MiCare, a service that support migrants and refugees with a variety of needs ranging from aged care, community settlement, youth and family services, and education and employment programs.

eNews No.15 – 22 June 2020

This week’s edition has a focus on Swinburne University. Cultural diversity is at the heart of this university which is evident by the many initiatives undertaken for migrant and refugee students.

eNews No. 14 – 15 June 2020

This week’s issue promotes the valuable work undertaken by the Eastern Community Legal Centre, their proactive activities and projects that deliver essential services and keep communities informed and safe.

eNews No. 13 – 8 June 2020

This week’s issue promotes Refugee Week 2020 (commencing 14 June 2020). Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society, it also serves to raise awareness of the challenges faced by refugees and their families. 

eNews No. 12 – 1 June 2020

This week’s issue has a focus on Eastern Health, their services and recent Eastern Health developments such as where to go for a screening test and visitor restrictions.

eNews No. 11 – 25 May 2020

This week, we highlight the work done by the Migrant Information Centre as they continue to provide vital support to families in Ringwood and Box Hill throughout COVID-19. They have adapted to the pandemic by moving group programs, information sessions and community activities online.

eNews No. 10 – 18 May 2020

This week, we continue to delve into the trends of racism and mistreatment occurring due to the coronavirus specifically towards members of Asian-Australian households. We discuss the works of organisations to combat this alongside the potential of the development of a national anti-racism campaign.

eNews No. 9 – 11 May 2020

This week’s edition takes a look at the rising tide of racism in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The ECCV’s All One Together campaign will address the urgency of keeping all Australians safe and free from facing discrimination.

eNews No. 8 – 4 May 2020

This week’s edition features a message from the CCOEI President Sui Ting Tse and the Committee of Management. It also features updates on the RCAA’s COVID-19 Relief Program and the creation of the International Student Emergency Relief Fund by the Victorian Government.

eNews No. 7 – 27 April 2020

This week’s edition of CCOEI eNews want to hear from you as our national peak, the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA), wants to hear how COVID-19 has impacted migrants and people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds living in Australia. We also take a deeper look at how coronavirus has affected those with temporary visas and how the financial repercussions of COVID-19 are impacting migrant workers.

eNews No. 6 – 20 April 2020

This week, CCOEI’s eNews focuses on the federal government’s recent policy involving Refugees, Migrants and temporary visa holders impacted by COVID-19. Unfortunately, this policy leaves people behind without the proper support, therefore we have outlined several support and service options for these communities to ensure that we all remain safe.

eNews No. 5 – 13 April 2020

This edition includes a message from the Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission on the pandemic, updates on the Victorian State of Emergency and a complete collection of multilingual COVID-19 Health Translations.

eNews No. 4 – 6 April 2020 

This edition discusses the Australian Government’s response plan to aid people with a disability, the call for social cohesion and community action by the Ethnic Community Council of Victoria and the latest update by the Department of Home Affairs.

eNews No. 3 – 30 March 2020

This edition focuses on the efforts the Australian and Victorian Governments have taken to combat COVID-19 including the shutdown of nonessential services, the Box Hill Hospital’s COVID-19 Screening Clinic and Eastern Health visitor restrictions.

eNews No. 2 – 23 March 2020 

This edition includes connections to a variety of in-language advice and information on the COVID-19 epidemic and the impact it is having on multicultural communities in the Eastern Region.

eNews No. 1 – 2 March 2020 

This edition includes details on the Refugee Sponsorship Reform Program pushed by Monash Council, an explanation of the Community Development Fund conducted by Knox Council and the Monthly Actions from The Refugee Council of Australia’s #YearofWelcome.