News and newsletters related to the Department of Human Services from around our state.
15 May 2013 2013 Melbourne Awards open for nominations
Nominations for the 2013 Melbourne Awards are now open. For 11 years the awards have celebrated dedicated people and organisations who have helped shape our city for the better.
10 May 2013 Delivering for All - the Department of Human Services Access and Equity Framework 2013-17
A new framework has been released which sets out our commitment to the principles of access and equity.
The newly opened Shepparton Work and Learning Centre is helping to link local residents with jobs and training opportunities.
The inspirational stories of 35 Aboriginal Victorians will be on show over the coming weeks as the Victorian Government seeks nominations for the 2013 Victorian Indigenous Honour Roll.
07 May 2013 2013-14 State Budget
The 2013-14 Budget was handed down by the Treasurer, The Hon Michael O'Brien MP, on Tuesday 7 May 2013.
A ten-year strategy has been released outlining the Victorian Government's long-term commitment to improve the lives of vulnerable children.
Today the Minister for Community Services, the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP announced that the Victorian Government is investing $12 million in the 2013-14 State Budget to continue to develop and start roll-out of Services Connect, the new model for joined-up integrated services for disadvantaged Victorians.
29 April 2013 Next Steps in Ballarat helps people achieve career goals
The newly established Next Steps Work and Learning Centre in Ballarat is helping people like 35 year-old Duop achieve their job and training goals.
26 April 2013 Carlton Housing Redevelopment newsletter
The Carlton Housing Redevelopment newsletter provides information to the local community and stakeholders about project.
24 April 2013 A celebration for the green-thumbed
For the past eight years, Victoria in Bloom has recognised the efforts of public and community housing tenants with a key interest in gardening, and the 2012-13 competition was no exception.
22 April 2013 Be Active. Be Happy. Be You.
National Youth Week this year wrapped up with close to 100 events all over Victoria and 20,000 young people getting involved in a wide range of activities with the theme ‘Be Active. Be Happy. Be You.’
10 April 2013 Human Services in focus newsletter - March 2013
Read about the Service Sector Reform Project, Local Connections Units, an update on the National Disability Insurance Scheme, development of the Victorian state disability plan and much more.
Sound Production student Iris Radovic has been awarded Box Hill Institute’s Vocational Student of the Year.
26 March 2013 Bully Stoppers campaign launched
A new campaign has been launched to help put a stop to bullying in Victorian schools.