CHASE - Centre for Health through Action on Social Exclusion

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Centre for Health through Action on Social Exclusion

CHASE vision

Working collaboratively with communities, organisations and governments to promote social inclusion and to enhance the health and wellbeing of all, particularly those populations, communities and individuals who experience social exclusion.

CHASE philosophy

The CHASE philosophy is that individuals, communities and populations should be assisted to find their own ways to promote social inclusion and to find their own solutions to exclusion issues. We appreciate that not everyone can, or wishes to be included in the 'mainstream'. Nevertheless, the health of the so-called 'included' and 'excluded' can be promoted regardless of their social positioning.

CHASE mission
  • to undertake research and development of the highest quality, including the development of theory, in partnership with communities and organisations
  • to provide evidence-based policy and practice advice to government and industry
  • to deliver professional development, education and training services
March 2014 CHASE Newsletter

The March 2014 CHASE newsletter is now available. The report provides an introduction to new projects such as "Food security and acces to food among asylum seekers at the asylum seeker resource centre" by Dr Fiona McKay, Dr Matthew Dunn, and MPH student Mercy Mukoya, "Picture my future' by Associate Professor Erin Wilson, and 'Deakin at your doortsop: Access to learning in the cloud" by Dr Sophie Goldingay. A copy of the newsletter can be found here.

Inaugural CHASE Parnership Symposium

On the 12th February 2013, CHASE held its inaugural Partnerships Symposium, the aim of which was to bring together organisations working in the area of social exclsuion to share learnings and to foster and build partnerships. With presentations from Professor Brendan Crotty (Pro-Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Health), Professor Ann Taket (Director of CHASE), and CHASE members Dr Fiona Andrews and Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, the day was a rounding successing. For more information, click here.

CHASE reports

Please email us if you would like to subscribe to the CHASE reports.

CHASE report September 2013
CHASE report March 2013
CHASE report September 2012
CHASE report March 2012
CHASE report September 2011
CHASE report March 2011

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

17th March 2014