News

News and newsletters related to the Department of Human Services from around our state.

29 July 2015 Resources available for not for profit organisations

Publications are available to assist not for profit organisations and they are free!

27 July 2015 Criminal offence introduced to protect children from sexual abuse

A new criminal offence came into effect on 1 July 2015 that will strengthen Victoria’s approach to further protect children from sexual abuse and exposure to sexual offenders within organisations.

09 July 2015 In focus e-newsletter

Read the July 2015 issue of In focus - the department's e-newsletter.

08 July 2015 Atherton Gardens joins Gertrude Street Projection Festival

For the first time in its history, the Gertrude Street Projection Festival will be held at Atherton Gardens housing estate, Fitzroy.

01 July 2015 New health category in the 2015 Premier’s Sustainability Awards

The Premier's Sustainability Awards is now also calling on people who work in the health sector to share their inspiring achievements.

29 June 2015 Help shape the Education State

Share your ideas by getting involved in the statewide Education State consultation.

23 June 2015 The Link concessions newsletter

The Link newsletter for concessions stakeholders

23 June 2015 The Link - volume 22 - June 2015

The Link newsletter provides concessions stakeholders with information available from the Victorian State Government’s concession program, along with other programs that may be useful for concession card holders.

29 May 2015 Victorian Utility Consumption Household Survey

The department has engaged Roy Morgan Research to conduct the Victorian Utility Consumption Household Survey throughout June.

29 May 2015 Do you know someone amazing who works in the Victorian Public Sector?

Public Sector Week's Faces of our Public Sector campaign recognises the contribution of outstanding individuals in the Victorian Public Sector.

26 May 2015 Exciting career opportunities in child protection!

The department is seeking to recruit more than 110 new child protection practitioners funded through the 2015–16 Victorian State Budget. The Rewrite tomorrow, one child at a time recruitment campaign started on Saturday, 22 May.

14 May 2015 Scholarships to help students in need

The Victorian Government’s Student Scholarship Program assists students who are living in social housing and are completing high school.

11 May 2015 Family violence online training now available

A new e-learning module on the Family Violence Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework (CRAF).

06 May 2015 Funding for the Department of Health & Human Services in 2015-16

The Victorian Treasurer, Tim Pallas MP handed down the 2015-16 State Budget on Tuesday 5 May 2015.

01 May 2015 Sandhurst residents given choice about future services

Sandhurst residents will be given greater choice over the services they receive following an announcement made by Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley MP.