- Child Protection
- Adoption and Permanent Care
- Family and Early Parenting Support
- Kinship, Foster & Other Care
- Young People
- Care Leavers
- Family Violence
- Sexual Assault
- Youth Justice
Music and culture
Music and culture are an important part of any thriving community.
Currently the department funds the following programs:
Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge
The Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge is a statewide competition for secondary students to create a story through dance, creative movement and acting.
- Read more about the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge
Be Heard! Community Radio Program
The Be Heard! Program and SYN Inc. youth-run media organisation provide opportunities for young people to develop skills and experience in radio broadcasting and media.
- Read more about the Be Heard! Community Radio Program
The FReeZA program provides opportunities for young Victorians to enjoy drug and alcohol-free music and cultural events in their local area. Each year, more than 165,000 young people attend FReeZA events throughout the state.
- Read more about FReeZA