News and newsletters related to the Department of Human Services from around our state.
21 July 2014 Malaysia Airlines MH-17 Incident
On Friday 18 July, it was announced that Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 was tragically shot down in eastern Ukraine, killing all passengers aboard.
15 July 2014 Non-Mains Energy Concessions now open
The Non-Mains Energy Concession applies to LPG, heating oil, generators or electricity from an embedded network.
14 July 2014 NDIS one year on
One year on the NDIS is making a real difference to the lives of Victorians and Australians with a disability.
On 3 July, the department opened an Advertised Call for Submissions for groups of non-government service providers to establish Services Connect Partnerships.
14 July 2014 Scholarship program now open for Victorian women
Women serving on boards of Victorian Government funded not-for-profit organisations can now apply for the 2015 Victorian Womenís Governance Scholarship program.
03 July 2014 Jobs in security for public housing tenants
Smiles all around as 19 public housing tenants graduate from a training program that will help them find work in the security industry.
03 July 2014 Nominations open to 2015 Honour Roll of Women
The Victorian Honour Roll of Women recognises and celebrates inspirational women who have lived or worked in Victoria who, through their field of work or endeavour, have made an exceptional contribution and generated long-term benefits for the local community, the state, nationally or internationally. Posthumous nominations and self nominations are accepted.
01 July 2014 Strengthening Victoriaís resilience in emergencies
New emergency management arrangements for Victoria commence today, marking a significant step forward in our reform of emergency management.
23 June 2014 Recognising the contribution of our silent heroes
The Victorian Premierís Volunteer Awards highlight the outstanding achievements made by volunteers across Victoria. Nominate a deserving volunteer today.
The awards celebrate the achievements and contribution of people who are making a difference to the lives of Victorians with a disability.
From Tuesday, 10 June 2014 all public housing tenants will be expected to comply with a new neighbourly behaviour statement.
30 May 2014 New funding for family violence
The Victorian Premier, Denis Napthine, today announced an additional $30 million to protect and support women and children at risk of family violence.
Are you a person with a disability who is over 18 years old? The Victorian Government wants to know about your experiences, in your life and your community, since the Victorian state disability plan 2013-16 commenced on 1 January 2013.
Area Partnerships will collaborate across a broad spectrum of service sectors at the local level, including education, justice, health, community services, the police and local government.
Donít miss out! Nominations for the Robin Clark Memorial Awards 2014 will close at 5.00pm on Friday, 13 June.