Please tell us about a time when you felt connected to others in your community.

You might like to tell us about connecting with others at work, in your neighbourhood, a social group, your family or friends, being part of an online community, visiting a local service or participating in community events or activities.

We would like to understand what helped you to feel connected and why this was important to you. How did it make you feel?

You can share your story privately with us or tick the box below to give us permission to share it with others. It is up to you.

Privacy Collection Notice

The 'Human Connections Latrobe' project is a collaboration with the Latrobe Health Advocate, Latrobe Health Assembly (LHA), Latrobe City Council (LCC), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA).

All partner organisations are committed to protecting the personal information provided by you, in accordance with Victorian privacy laws.

Human Connections Latrobe values your personal information and protects your privacy in compliance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014. (The Act)

You are not required to provide any personal information in order to contribute to this consultation or the Human Connections Latrobe Project

If you chose to provide your contact details, the Latrobe Valley Authority or the Latrobe Health Advocate may use it to seek clarification on your comments and / or submission and to notify you about the progress of these consultations.

Following this consultation, a summary of feedback and responses may be made public. All information will be de-identified.

You have the right to access and correct your personal information shared within this project. Requests for access should be sent to David Roberts, Project Manager -

For further information on how your personal information is handled please review the privacy policy under which the Latrobe Valley Authority operates, The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, which can be found online at

Enquiries about access to information can also be directed to the Department’s Privacy Unit by emailing