Skip to content

Wellbeing grants available to empower drought affected communities

Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC PHN) is offering grants of up to $50,000 for community-led activities that build resilience during the big dry.

The Empowering our Communities grants will fund:
  • Community events or workshops that promote resilience and reduce stigma associated with mental illness and accessing mental health and suicide prevention services
  • Complementary and lifestyle activities known to improve physical and mental health, that can be delivered in a group setting, such as exercise classes, relaxation and yoga classes, mindfulness meditation classes; and
  • Community education on topics such as managing stress, anxiety, depression and stigma.

Keep up to date with the latest.

Subscribe to our mailing list to get all the latest news updates delivered to your inbox.

Related News

June 22 2023

Changes for Opioid Dependence Treatment (ODT) medicines

From 1 July 2023, ODT medicines will become part of the Section 100 Highly Specialised Drugs (HSD) Program (Community Access) arrangements. This means ODT medicines will be dispensed in the same way as other community access Section 100 HSD Program medicines from section 90 approved community pharmacies, section 92 approved medical practitioners, and section 94 approved hospital authorities (public and private).

Learn more about Changes for Opioid Dependence Treatment (ODT) medicines