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December 2022

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A message of hope

Friday 2 December

Recent media coverage around eating disorders in young people in Victoria has left some in our community feeling even more anxious and distressed. EDV's CEO Belinda Caldwell reflects on the recent media stories and the role of hope in recovery.

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November 2022

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Independent MP Zoe Daniel calls for greater eating disorder investment

Wednesday 30 November

Independent MP for Goldstein Zoe Daniel called on the federal and Victorian governments to address the significant rise of eating disorder presentations in hospitals. We commend and thank Zoe Daniel and fellow federal independent members for shining a national spotlight on this issue.

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Chairperson Reflections 2021-22

Friday 25 November

EDV Board Chair Nick Gurner shares the governance, leadership and strategy success of 2021-22 as part of our 2021-22 Annual Report.

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CEO Reflections on 2021-22

Thursday 17 November

EDV CEO Belinda Caldwell reflects on operational achievements of the EDV team as part of our 2021-22 Annual Report.

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October 2022

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EDV 'bright idea' rewarded with $25,000 grant

Friday 28 October

EDV’s Peer Mentoring Program Manager and La Trobe University Graduate Researcher, Rachael Duck, has been awarded a grant to lead Australia’s first online training initiative specific to eating disorder peer workers.

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Eating disorder ‘crisis’ in Victoria calls for urgent action in next term of Government

Tuesday 4 October

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) has released its 2022 Election Statement, calling on all major political parties and independents to recognise the growing burden of eating disorders on the Victorian population.

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September 2022

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Media Release: BIEDAW 2022

Monday 5 September

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Conversation starters

Monday 5 September

Early intervention can reduce the severity and duration of eating disorders and can make a full recovery more likely. Everyone can play a role in taking action early and having a conversation is a great way to start.

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August 2022

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Calls for support for Binge Eating Disorder

Tuesday 30 August

Eating Disorders Victoria is calling on the Victorian Government to take meaningful action on binge eating disorder (BED) as it maps out a state-wide eating disorder strategy alongside ongoing mental health reform. BED is the most prevalent eating disorder affecting Victorians, accounting for 47%, or 133,000, of the states increasing eating disorder cases.

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May 2022

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EDV to retain COVID-19 funding to keep up with 'tail-end' of pandemic

Wednesday 18 May

Victoria's Minister for Mental Health, the Hon James Merlino MP, visited EDV to officially announce a funding package for eating disorders, including the retention of COVID-19 funding for Eating Disorders Victoria.

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