The Department of Human Services is a Victorian Government department that plans, funds and delivers community and housing services in line with the government’s vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.
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Are you a business or one of our private sector partners?Resources & Information For Business & Industry
Latest News and Events
Friday 01 May 2015
Sandhurst residents will be given greater choice over the services they receive following an announcement made by Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley MP.
Tuesday 28 April 2015
The department invites applications from Victorian Aboriginal organisations, Aboriginal community groups and other community service providers to submit for funding for projects that prevent, reduce and respond to family violence in Victorian Aboriginal communities.
Friday 24 April 2015
Are you a person with a disability who is over 18 years old? The Victorian Government wants to know about your experiences, in your life and your community, since the Victorian state disability plan 2013-16 commenced on 1 January 2013.
Wednesday 18 March 2015
The Victorian Government has announced a new $43 million initiative that will move children out of residential care and into home-based care placements.
Monday 16 March 2015
The Commonwealth and state and territory governments are working together to develop a new national quality and safeguarding framework for the NDIS.
Monday 16 February 2015
The Victorian Government has announced a $19 million investment in the out-of-home care system to provide stronger support for some of Victoria’s most vulnerable children and young people.
Monday 05 January 2015
The Report it Right and WIN! tertiary writing competition challenges media, journalism and communications students write a news story or feature article about a current news issue relating to disability.
Friday 07 November 2014
Carmel Flynn, Director Health and Human Services Emergency Management, discusses two policies that will help agencies plan for the summer season.