Update, Issue 91, Autumn 2020: Wellbeing in the ACT

19 May 2020

Issue 91 of the ACTCOSS journal explores how we can support the wellbeing of everyone in our diverse Canberra community. It also examines the concept of a ‘wellbeing economy’ that secures the economic wellbeing of people while protecting resources and the environment.

Contents include:

  • Editorial – By Dr Emma Campbell, CEO, ACTCOSS
  • A wellbeing economy – By Dr Katherine Trebeck, Wellbeing Economy Alliance
  • Migrants, wellbeing and connectedness in the ACT: more than ‘benign indifference’ – By Karen Hall
  • Seen and heard: embedding children’s perspectives on wellbeing into community development in the ACT – By Amalia Fawcett, Wellbeing Hub Manager, Community Services #1
  • Wellbeing in the LGBTIQ+ community of South Canberra – By Megan Watts, Secretary, Diversity ACT Community Services
  • Safe homes create secure futures – By Andrew Rowe, CEO, Havelock Housing Association
  • Wellbeing in the ACT – a challenge for many affected by crime – By Victim Support ACT, ACT Human Rights Commission
  • Carer health and wellbeing – By Carol Archard, Manager of Policy and Advocacy, Carers ACT
  • An opportunity not to be missed: Wellbeing for families and the organisations supporting them – By Dr Yvonne Luxford, CEO, Perinatal Wellbeing Centre
  • Supported health professionals guide Canberrans through a complex health system – By Melissa Morthorpe, HealthPathways Program Support Officer, Capital Health Network
  • Anti-Poverty Week 2019 wrap-up – By Mark Duggan, Co-Chair APW 2020 & Regional Manager, Red Cross ACT/SE NSW.


actcoss journal issue 91 (pdf)
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