News

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

11 August 2016 Victorian adoption law review: have your say

Individuals and organisations with an interest, expertise or experience in adoption are invited to have their say on the future of Victorian adoption legislation as part of an independent review.

11 August 2016 First of six new community-based homes opens in Oakleigh

The first of six new community-based homes to replace the Oakleigh Centreís outdated congregate accommodation for people with a disability officially opened this week.

10 August 2016 Victoria's new Disability Advisory Council members

Eleven new members have been appointed to the Victorian Governmentís main advisory body representing people with a disability.

01 August 2016 August Not for Profit News is now available

The August Not for Profit News contains the latest community sector news and events

13 July 2016 July Not for Profit News is now available

The July Not for Profit News contains the latest community sector news and events

01 July 2016 NDIS roll out commences in Victoria

From 1 July, the National Disability Insurance Scheme will become available in North East Melbourne Area (NEMA) for the first time, as the NDIS starts to roll out across Victoria.

29 June 2016 New youth policy to better connect young people and government

Young Victorians will benefit from a range of new opportunities to have their say and participate in decision-making, as part of the Victorian Governmentís new youth policy.

28 June 2016 Supporting the transition to NDIS

The Victorian Government has announced that 16 organisations will share in $10 million in funding to deliver NDIS readiness activities where they are needed most.

17 June 2016 Free publications for not-for-profit organisations

Order hard copies of publications for not-for-profit organisations.

16 June 2016 Congratulations to the 2016 Victorian Disability Award winners and finalists

Victorians making an outstanding contribution to empower people with a disability and create an inclusive community were recognised at the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards.

08 June 2016 Nominations for 2016 Student Scholarship Program now open

The Student Scholarship program provides funds for items such as text books, computer equipment, public transport, disability aids or other specialist equipment.

31 May 2016 Help shape the Victorian state disability plan 2017-2020

We want to hear from all Victorians about the actions they believe Victoria should take in order to make our state more inclusive.

30 May 2016 Family Violence Housing Taskforce Announced

Housing and homelessness experts and family violence specialists start addressing the housing challenges facing families fleeing family violence.

27 May 2016 May Not for Profit News is now available

The May Not for Profit News contains the latest community sector news and events