News and newsletters related to the Department of Human Services from around our state.
03 December 2013 Celebrating 21 years of International Day of People with Disability
The theme this year is 'Break barriers and open doors: to realise an inclusive society for all!'
New video case studies are available to provide examples of improved business planning practices for community sector organisations.
02 December 2013 Report it Right
Report it Right and WIN! Competition winners announced.
28 November 2013 Our Housing Stories
A new website called ‘Our Housing Stories’ will feature stories about life in public housing and current and former tenants.
26 November 2013 Services Connect expands to Preston
Preston families will now have access to the government’s new integrated approach to human services – Services Connect.
21 November 2013 New emergency handbook launched to help Victorians 21 November 2013
The Victorian Government has today released a new edition of its Emergency Relief Handbook, which is the key guide for offering relief and recovery support during a major emergency.
14 November 2013 New landmark report maps the future for Service Sector Reform
The Minister for Community Services, Mary Wooldridge has launched Professor Peter Shergold’s final report on the Service Sector Reform project marking a new era of collaboration on reform between the Victorian Government and the community service sector.
21 October 2013 Victorian Women’s Governance Scholarship Program now open
Nominate now for the 2014 Women’s Governance Scholarship Program.
18 October 2013 Fifth annual summit energises the not for profit sector
The fifth annual Not-for-profit Summit themed ‘Actions for sustainability’ attracted more than 250 staff and volunteers to Warragul on Wednesday 9 October.
18 October 2013 September Aboriginal Human Services Roundtable
Aboriginal children and young people were a key focus of the September’s Aboriginal Human Services Roundtable (Roundtable) hosted by the Department of Human Services and held in Mildura.
15 October 2013 Scholarships help students build a better future
Scholarships of $1,100 have been awarded to 150 Victorian secondary school students to help them continue their education.
07 October 2013 Mental Health begins with me
Mental Health Week aims to educate Victorians about mental health and inspire action through a range of interactive events.
30 September 2013 September issue of 'The Link' now available
The new issue of the Department of Human Services’ concessions newsletter, The Link is now available online. The quarterly newsletter provides the latest news on concessions and other related programs.
27 September 2013 The Link - volume 17 - September 2013
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.
27 September 2013 The Link concessions newsletter
The Link newsletter for concessions stakeholders