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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Latest News and Events
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.
Update on the implementation of the Victoria’s Vulnerable Children – Our Shared Responsibility Strategy 2013–2022Tuesday 04 November 2014
The third Implementation Bulletin, provides an update on the range of initiatives and reforms that have been put in place to achieve these goals and outcomes so far for Victoria’s vulnerable children and families.
Tuesday 28 October 2014
The eight new Services Connect Partnerships gathered together for the first time on 28 October to celebrate the exciting next phase of testing the Services Connect integrated model of human service delivery across rural, regional and metropolitan Victoria.