Media Releases

The latest Department of Human Services related media releases are available from the Premier of Victoria Website. The Department of Premier and Cabinet retains media release archives stretching back to 2002. Visit the Department of Premier and Cabinet archives.

Contact information

The DHS Media Unit provides a comprehensive media relations service to the department. Its members develop media strategies, prepare media releases and provide official comment to media organisations on behalf of the department.

Media Unit on-call phone 9096 7710
Media Unit email media@dhs.vic.gov.au

Mike Griffin, Media Manager Child Protection, Disability and Youth Justice
Telephone: +61 3 9096 0547
Mobile: 0428 240 556
Email: mike.griffin@dhs.vic.gov.au

Ruth Ward, Senior Media Adviser Housing, Women’s Policy and Youth
Telephone: +61 3 9096 1247
Mobile 0417 149 841
Email: ruth.ward@dhs.vic.gov.au

Brendan M Ryan, Media Advisor Housing
Telephone: +61 3 9096 8527
Mobile: 0412 109 392
Email: brendan.m.ryan@dhs.vic.gov.au

Media unit fax: +61 3 9096 9216