News and newsletters related to the Department of Human Services from around our state.
17 April 2014 In focus newsletter - April 2014
Read about the recent Transforming Human and Community Services Conference, a new social enterprise supported by the Youth Support and Advocacy Service, an online forum for young Victorians and more.
14 April 2014 Victoria in Bloom winners announced
Talented gardeners living in social housing have been recognised at the Victoria in Bloom 2013-14 awards ceremony.
Honour an individual, team or group for their work with vulnerable children, young people and families by nominating them for a Robin Clark Memorial Award 2014.
The Early Childhood Agreement for Children in Out-of-Home Care establishes clear roles and responsibilities across government and key local government and education bodies for improving access to kindergarten and local maternal and child health services for children in out-of-home care.
04 April 2014 Review of fees – Disability supported accommodation
The review will cover both government and non-government managed disability group homes.
03 April 2014 Transforming community and human services in Victoria
Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge opened the second Transforming Human and Community Services conference.
01 April 2014 The Link - volume 19 - March 2014
The March issue of The Link is now available. The Link newsletter provides the latest news and information on the department's concession program and other related programs.
A long-term framework has been released outlining the future directions of social housing in Victoria.
On Tuesday 25 March 2014 the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Community Services launched Out-of-home care: a five year plan.
20 March 2014 New Cradle to Kinder service providers announced
Three new Cradle to Kinder service providers were announced on 3 February 2014 by the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Community Services and will shortly commence operation.
18 March 2014 AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporters
Two budding journalists will get the chance of a lifetime when they join the ranks of AFL Media, under the Victorian Government’s AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter Program.
18 March 2014 The Link concessions newsletter
The Link newsletter for concessions stakeholders
11 March 2014 Students set to shine at this year’s Wakakirri
Young Victorians with a passion for performance, music, dance and design can sign up for the 2014 Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge.
06 March 2014 Honouring Victoria's outstanding women
Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Women's Affairs Heidi Victoria join forces to honour another 20 of the state's most outstanding women, inducting them onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women in a ceremony in Melbourne this week.
The Department of Human Services is currently appealing to the Victorian community to consider opening their homes to vulnerable children with disability.