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Latest News and Events
Friday 23 September 2016
The Victorian Government is funding 15 new Changing Places across Victoria. Changing Places are larger than standard accessible toilets with extra features and additional space to meet the needs of people with a disability and their carers.
Wednesday 21 September 2016
The departmentís Senior Practitioner - Disability has developed a new tool to help staff working in disability support services better understand and monitor the use of restrictive interventions or practices.
Thursday 15 September 2016
A $19.2 million funding boost announced during Child Protection Week will give foster, kinship and permanent carers access to more training, financial support and other assistance.
Wednesday 07 September 2016
Foster and kinship carers help to make our world a safer place for many children and their work and sacrifice is often gone unnoticed.
Thursday 11 August 2016
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.
Thursday 11 August 2016
The first of six new community-based homes to replace the Oakleigh Centreís outdated congregate accommodation for people with a disability officially opened this week.
Wednesday 10 August 2016
Eleven new members have been appointed to the Victorian Governmentís main advisory body representing people with a disability.
Friday 01 July 2016
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.
Wednesday 29 June 2016
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.