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Latest News and Events
Thursday 17 April 2014
Read about the recent Transforming Human and Community Services Conference, a new social enterprise supported by the Youth Support and Advocacy Service, an online forum for young Victorians and more.
Monday 14 April 2014
Honour an individual, team or group for their work with vulnerable children, young people and families by nominating them for a Robin Clark Memorial Award 2014.
Tuesday 08 April 2014
The Early Childhood Agreement for Children in Out-of-Home Care establishes clear roles and responsibilities across government and key local government and education bodies for improving access to kindergarten and local maternal and child health services for children in out-of-home care.
Friday 28 March 2014
A long-term framework has been released outlining the future directions of social housing in Victoria.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
On Tuesday 25 March 2014 the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Community Services launched Out-of-home care: a five year plan.
Thursday 20 March 2014
Three new Cradle to Kinder service providers were announced on 3 February 2014 by the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Community Services and will shortly commence operation.
Thursday 06 March 2014
Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Women's Affairs Heidi Victoria join forces to honour another 20 of the state's most outstanding women, inducting them onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women in a ceremony in Melbourne this week.