The Latrobe Health Assembly with the support of partners have produced a localised support booklet for Latrobe Valley which may be of benefit during the current Circuit Breaker Lockdown:
Produced with the support of the Latrobe City Council, Gippsland PHN, the Latrobe Health Advocate
and Central West Gippsland Primary Care Partnership.
A discussion with Dr Rob Gordon series
During the 2020 Lockdowns, the Latrobe Health Assembly recorded a series of discussions with Dr Rob Gordon, (Clinical Psychologist). The points that Dr Gordon raises around emotions experienced during emergencies are just as relevant today as they were in 2020. You can view the series below.
Working towards a healthier future for Latrobe Valley
The Latrobe Health Assembly is a community-led organisation that seeks to positively shape and facilitate new ways of working to improve health and wellness in Latrobe. This is achieved by facilitating and enabling collaboration among the local communities, local organisations and state-wide agencies and government.
Our four themes
The Latrobe Health Assembly has four key priority and focus areas which underpin all initiatives and activities. As voted by the Assembly members, the priority areas for 2020 are:
The Hazelwood Mine Fire
A fire burned in the Hazelwood coal mine for 45 days in February and March 2014. This fire had significant impacts on the Latrobe Valley community.
In 2014 and 2015 the Victorian Government held the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry It’s recommendations included:
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Help us create a healthier Latrobe!
Latrobe Community Health Service and Latrobe Health Assembly are planning a community campaign to help promote healthy eating. And we want to hear from locals just like you!
Become a Latrobe Star by telling us (in 30 words or less):
How do you shop, cook and eat healthy foods for yourself and your family?
Just by entering, you’ll go into the draw to WIN 1 of 5 $200 Giftpay vouchers.
Do you have a concept that could improve the health and wellbeing of Latrobe?
We are always seeking innovative concepts from community. You don’t need to be an expert, just someone with a creative solution to a problem. If that’s you, click the link below and send us your concept.