News

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

19 September 2014 Certainty for children and young people in care

The Victorian Parliament has passed a Bill to provide greater certainty for children and young people in care, their families and carers.

15 September 2014 Report it Right

The Report it Right and WIN! tertiary writing competition is now open!

12 September 2014 We need your help – recruiting young people for leaving care study

The Australian Institute of Family Studies is currently recruiting young people to participate in a leaving care study.

12 September 2014 Outstanding work with children and families recognised

The annual Robin Clark Memorial Awards took place on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 to celebrate excellence across the sector.

09 September 2014 Major boost for national campaign to end violence against women and children

The national campaign to end violence is gaining momentum with the relaunch of the organisation formerly known as the National Foundation to Prevent Violence Against Women and Children.

08 September 2014 Workshop to improve outcomes for children and young people

Key stakeholders attended a Children and Youth Area Partnerships workshop on Thursday, 31 July 2014 to learn more about the initiative.

05 September 2014 Carlton Housing Redevelopment newsletter

Provides information to the local community and stakeholders about the project.

26 August 2014 Preventing family violence in CALD communities

A new initiative will help prevent violence against women and children in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

26 August 2014 Nominations for the Victorian Honour Roll of Women closing soon!

Nominations for the 2015 Victorian Honour Roll of Women close on Friday, 5 September.

19 August 2014 LEAD Barwon participants become Leaders for Geelong

Two graduates of the Victorian Government's LEAD Barwon project have been admitted into the Committee for Geelongs prestigious Leaders for Geelong program.

13 August 2014 The Link concessions newsletter

The Link newsletter for concessions stakeholders

08 August 2014 The Link - volume 20 - July 2014

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.

04 August 2014 Victorian state disability plan 2013-2016 at work – Anna’s story

See how the Victorian state disability plan 2013-2016 is making a difference for people with a disability.

01 August 2014 Shape It! - Applications now open

Shape It! grants kick-starting change in rural and regional communities are now open!

01 August 2014 Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme to keep people with a disability safe

The Minister for Disability Services and Reform has announced a new scheme to keep people with a disability living in disability group homes in Victoria safe.