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HALT Community Wellbeing Walk 2020

The HALT Community Wellbeing Walk is a 6-day fundraising walk from Monday the 30th of March to Saturday the 4th of April 2020, incorporating 160km of the Goldfields track from Mt Buninyong (just outside of Ballarat) to Bendigo. This walk is a major fundraiser event for HALT and we are aiming to raise $20,000. Registrations are now open, with a registration fee of $200.
Starting from Bendigo, we’ll walk through old Goldfields towns including Mt Buninyong, Ballarat, Creswick, Daylesford, Fryerstown and finish at Harcourt. Across the 5 nights, our intrepid HALT walkers will be billeted in houses to ensure we are well-rested for the following day’s walk. The HALT walkers will be required to carry a medium-sized pack with sufficient water, fruit, nuts and first aid kit for each day’s walk, but there will also be a support vehicle close by at all times and lunch will be provided.
Those hardy and brave souls that agree to partake in this walk will also be required to individually raise money for HALT. We are asking people to aim high and set themselves the challenge of raising a minimum of $1,000.
Where will all the money that is raised go?
HALT is all about grassroots community connection, so that’s where the money will go:
HALT events and speaking presentations
HALT suicide prevention training (45 minutes)
safeTALK training (3-4 hours)
(These three options will be offered to the towns we are hiking through or near.)
We would love to have you come along with us on HALT’s 2nd Annual Community Wellbeing Walk!
To register your interest, please click on this link

Annual Wedderburn Community Splatter Run & KiT Van Launch

Annual Wedderburn Community Splatter Run & KiT Van Launch

In partnership with Wedderburn College, Inglewood and Districts Health Services are holding our Annual Splatter Run. The Splatter Run will be held on Sunday the October 27th @11 am at Donaldson Park. now in its the second year, The Splatter Run is a unique event in the Loddon Shire that celebrates healthiness, happiness and participation for the youth of the area.

The Splatter Run sets off at 11 am and will see runners of all ages and abilities have a day of fun, exercise and lots of colour. There is a choice of participating in the 5 km, 1.6 or both. It’s an untimed event, so there’s no pressure to time the mile it is just to fun. It is so positive and fun you’ll probably see Splatter runners running, skipping, dancing and smiling to the finish line. There will be an opportunity for students to try a sport, a DJ will provide the music, an obstacle course, Laser Tag from The Zone and other activities such as tug of war. 

The Splatter Run aims to encourage young people to become involved and be more active in their community in a fun and supportive environment.

The KIT Van, a mobile youth mental health resource, will be launched at this year’s event for the Loddon Shire. The Kit van has been created to provide information for the 12-25-year age group and can be accessed for community events.

Inglewood District Health Services WOW Night


You are warmly welcome you to attend this year’s WOW for Women night on Wednesday 4 TH September at 6pm. This year Inglewood & Districts Health Service will be celebrating the much loved WOW for Women Program in Wedderburn with the Jean Hailes Ambassador, Nelly Thomas. We have listened to your feedback and on Wednesday the 4 th September we welcome you to a fun, formal night. It’s time to get out your heels and your best dress for a night out for all ladies. The ticket includes finger food, drinks, a fashion parade and presentation from guest speaker Nelly Thomas at the Wedderburn Mechanics Hall. Nelly has been described as one of Australia's most natural comedians. An award-winning performer, she was listed as one of Australia's "most innovative thinkers" in The Age newspaper section, 'The Zone', and was featured on the ABC's Big Ideas: The Smartest Stuff on TV, radio and online.
Nelly writes a quarterly column for Jean Hailes, called Nelly Navigates, where she kickstarts colourful, hilarious yet educational conversations about important issues in women's health.
There will be buses available from neighbouring towns and the ticket cost is $40 and available for purchase now by calling Cindy Gould
Phone 0429043838
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Underage students in Year 9 and up who are accompanied by an adult are welcome to attend the event - cost $10 per student. Bookings are essential, please RSVP by 28th August 2019.

SafeTALK Awareness Workshop

This workshop will help you recognise signs that someone may be considering suicide.

 Safe TALK Rochester

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