Dr Melissa Jardine had an opinion article published in the news about policing and public health in her hometown Maryborough (Victoria) and a scholarship program which supports two female secondary school students to join in the LEPH conference series.

Read the article in full here


In 2015, Maryborough hosted the Royal Commission into Family Violence and will soon host the only regional town hearings for the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. These are important to draw attention to the impacts of generational disadvantage, unemployment and service gaps for the district which are also being addressed through the Go Goldfields project. But to what extent will the findings from both inquiries be integrated for a systematic state-wide response?