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May 2024

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Melbourne Mavericks champion eating disorder awareness with Henley and EDV

Tuesday 28 May

The Melbourne Mavericks will team up with Henley and Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) to raise awareness for World Eating Disorders Action Day. The collaboration will leverage the Mavericks’ Round 8 match against the NSW Swifts to promote positive body image, encourage healthy relationships with food, and support those affected by eating disorders.

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Eating Disorders Alliance Welcomes Ban on Compounded GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Friday 24 May

The Eating Disorders Alliance (EDA), a coalition of leading eating disorder organisations in Australia and New Zealand, is encouraged to see the impact of our national advocacy campaign to address the significant medical risks posed by inappropriately promoted or prescribed weight loss products, particularly compounded GLP-1 receptor agonist analogues (GLP-1RAs). 

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Funding for EDV in State Budget 2024-25

Tuesday 7 May

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) welcomes the announcement of the 2024/5 Victorian State Budget, which includes the allocation of $2.6 million per year over three years for EDV to support more Victorians impacted by these serious mental illnesses. This funding is part of a broader $30.7million investment into eating disorders in the 2024/5 budget.

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March 2024

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Eating Disorders Alliance (EDA) welcomes potential ban of compounded weight loss drugs

Monday 4 March

The Eating Disorders Alliance (EDA) has welcomed the potential ban of on compounded weight loss drugs, saying such a move would help to protect those vulnerable to eating disorders.

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December 2023

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Strengthening support for eating disorder carers in the Grampians community

Thursday 14 December

Grampians Health and Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) are the recipients of a joint grant from the Connecting Carers in their Community Grants Program, generously provided by Carers Victoria. The ‘Connecting Carers in their Community’ grants program is supported by the Victorian Government.

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November 2023

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EDV's Gala Night

Monday 27 November

On Saturday November 18th 2023, EDV held a special Gala Night event at Melbourne Town Hall to celebrate 40 years of service to the Victorian community, and raise some much needed funds for the future.

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September 2023

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EDAA Social Media Roundtable Media Release

Friday 15 September

Experts from the eating disorder sector have called for tighter regulation of social media apps at a Body Image and Social Media roundtable in Parliament House, Canberra.

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August 2023

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EDAA National Strategy Media Release

Wednesday 30 August

With more than one million Australians experiencing an eating disorder, and prevalence rates continuing to increase, a new 10-year National Eating Disorder Strategy released today outlines key steps needed to tackle Australia’s growing eating disorder crisis.  

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EDV Statement on The Voice

Wednesday 23 August

Eating Disorders Victoria supports the Voice to Parliament and believes it will further the self-determination of First Nations people. Read our full statement.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2023

Wednesday 23 August

Victoria will have a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act on September 1st, 2023, replacing the Mental Health Act 2014. Find out what these changes mean to Victorians impacted by eating disorders.

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