Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
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We aspire for all Victorians to be healthy, safe and able to lead a life they value. We deliver policies, programs and services that support and enhance the health and wellbeing of all Victorians.
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Latest News and Events
The new Services.vic site is now live
By the end of September 2017 you will see a new look Services.vic website. Find out about it.
New Providers.vic has gone live
What this means is the “For Service providers” and the “Business & Community” sections of the current site will now live in “Providers.vic”.
A fresh start for Funded Agency Channel!
Funded Agency Channel users will soon find their information presented in a new home.
Victorian Government releases Ending Family Violence: Victoria’s Plan for Change
The Victorian Government has announced landmark reforms to protect women and children, with the release of a 10-year plan to end family violence.
Social housing tenants celebrated
Marlene McKay from South Melbourne and the Let’s Get Together Group from Shepparton have been announced as the Frances Penington Award and Molly Hadfield Award winners for 2016.
A more inclusive Victoria – new disability plan to promote inclusion
‘Absolutely everyone’ is the state disability plan of the Victorian Government for 2017-2020, working with the community to promote greater inclusion.
Redeveloping 1100 ageing public housing homes
The Victorian Government is investing $185 million to redevelop public housing properties at sites across metropolitan Melbourne, with an increase of at least 10 per cent in social housing.
Help for the Homeless
A $109 million package will help 19,000 people at risk of or experiencing homelessness including young people, rough sleepers, veterans and people experiencing chronic homelessness over the next five years
Commission for Children and Young People Report – Aboriginal children in out-of-home care
Today the Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) tabled a report that examines the circumstances of about 1000 Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria’s out-of-home-care system.
Getting the disability workforce ready for the NDIS
The Victorian Government has launched ‘Keeping our sector strong: Victoria’s workforce plan for the NDIS’ to ensure Victoria has a world-class disability workforce to support the roll out of the NDIS.
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