General News

Department of Human Services news listing.

21 September 2017 The new Services.vic site is now live

By the end of September 2017 you will see a new look Services.vic website. Find out about it.

21 September 2017 New Providers.vic has gone live

What this means is the "For Service providers" and the "Business & Community" sections of the current site will now live in "Providers.vic".

12 September 2017 A fresh start for Funded Agency Channel!

Funded Agency Channel users will soon find their information presented in a new home.

11 May 2017 May Not for Profit News is now available

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

05 April 2017 April Not for Profit News is now available

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

10 March 2017 March Not for Profit News is now available

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

07 February 2017 February Not for Profit News is now available

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

11 January 2017 January Not for Profit News is now available

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

12 December 2016 December Not for Profit News is now available

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

09 December 2016 Victorian Government releases Ending Family Violence: Victoria’s Plan for Change

The Victorian Government has announced landmark reforms to protect women and children, with the release of a 10-year plan to end family violence.

09 December 2016 Social housing tenants celebrated

Marlene McKay from South Melbourne and the Let’s Get Together Group from Shepparton have been announced as the Frances Penington Award and Molly Hadfield Award winners for 2016.

06 December 2016 A more inclusive Victoria - new disability plan to promote inclusion

'Absolutely everyone' is the state disability plan of the Victorian Government for 2017-2020, working with the community to promote greater inclusion.

01 December 2016 Redeveloping 1100 ageing public housing homes

The Victorian Government is investing $185 million to redevelop public housing properties at sites across metropolitan Melbourne, with an increase of at least 10 per cent in social housing.

14 November 2016 Help for the Homeless

A $109 million package will help 19,000 people at risk of or experiencing homelessness including young people, rough sleepers, veterans and people experiencing chronic homelessness over the next five years

26 October 2016 Commission for Children and Young People Report - Aboriginal children in out-of-home care

Today the Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) tabled a report that examines the circumstances of about 1000 Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria’s out-of-home-care system.