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Latest News and Events
Friday 24 May 2013
Thanks to the Student Scholarships Program, young people living in public housing or at risk of homelessness can get the support they need to stay in school and achieve their full potential.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Nominations for the 2013 Melbourne Awards are now open. For 11 years the awards have celebrated dedicated people and organisations who have helped shape our city for the better.
Friday 10 May 2013
A new framework has been released which sets out our commitment to the principles of access and equity.
Thursday 09 May 2013
The newly opened Shepparton Work and Learning Centre is helping to link local residents with jobs and training opportunities.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
The inspirational stories of 35 Aboriginal Victorians will be on show over the coming weeks as the Victorian Government seeks nominations for the 2013 Victorian Indigenous Honour Roll.
Friday 03 May 2013
A ten-year strategy has been released outlining the Victorian Government's long-term commitment to improve the lives of vulnerable children.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Today the Minister for Community Services, the Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP announced that the Victorian Government is investing $12 million in the 2013-14 State Budget to continue to develop and start roll-out of Services Connect, the new model for joined-up integrated services for disadvantaged Victorians.
Monday 29 April 2013
The newly established Next Steps Work and Learning Centre in Ballarat is helping people like 35 year-old Duop achieve their job and training goals.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
For the past eight years, Victoria in Bloom has recognised the efforts of public and community housing tenants with a key interest in gardening, and the 2012-13 competition was no exception.