News

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

29 September 2014 Statement of expectations for regulators

Government response to the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commissionís 2011 inquiry Strengthening Foundations for the Next Decade: An Inquiry into Victoria's regulatory framework.

29 September 2014 A brighter future for Marie and her family

Marie looks forward to a brighter future with the assistance from her Services Connect key worker.

26 September 2014 The Link - volume 21 - September 2014

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

26 September 2014 The Link concessions newsletter

The Link newsletter for concessions stakeholders

26 September 2014 New funding for projects to tackle Indigenous family violence

The Minister for Community Services, Mary Wooldridge today announced $650,000 in funding under the Victorian Indigenous Family Violence Strategy through the Community Initiative Fund to prevent and raise awareness of family violence in the Indigenous community across Victoria.

25 September 2014 Changing places, changing lives

The Victorian Government is investing $750,000 in Changing Places, cutting-edge accessible bathroom facilities for people with a disability, their carers and family.

25 September 2014 $4 million funding boost for Victorian Governmentís Aid and Equipment Program

Around 2,000 people with a disability have benefited from additional aids and equipment due to a $4 million funding boost from the Victorian Government.

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 Ė 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.