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Victoria Expands Services Connect

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 13th October 2014 -  The Victorian Government is set to expand a new model of human services in a move it claims will help create jobs and support more than 5000 adults and children over the next two years.…

National Award for Community Leader

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  The CEO of MacKillop Family Services has won the 2014 Robin Clark Award for Inspirational Leadership in the Field. Micaela Cronin was presented with the award by Minister for Community…

Anglicare Issues Child Abuse Apology

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd July 2014 -  Child welfare agency Anglicare Victoria has issued a public apology over claims of abuse of young children in its care, saying it is devastated by the incidents highlighted in the…

NDIA Headquarters Opens in Geelong

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 30th April 2014 -  The Prime Minister Tony Abbott has re-confirmed his commitment to the National Disability Insurance Scheme at the the opening of the National Disability Insurance Agency headquarters…

Call for Victorian Disability Sector Award Nominees

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th January 2014 -  Nominations are open for the 2014 Victorian Disability Sector Awards – which recognise and honour individuals, businesses and organisations that are making a difference…

NDIS Legislation Unveiled

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th November 2012 -  The Federal Government has released the draft National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Bill, ahead of its introduction into Parliament, but the draft has already come under…

New Victorian Commission for Children

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd October 2012 - 
A bill has been introduced into the Victorian Parliament for a new children and young people's commissioner.
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Key children’s organisations…

Vic Mental Health Act Reforms Revealed

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th October 2012 - 
Victorian Mental Health Minister Mary Wooldridge has announced reforms to the Mental Health Act.
Photo: health.vic.gov.au
The Victorian Government’s proposal for the…

Program Extended for Women on Boards Training

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th September 2012 -  A corporate governance training initiative to develop women’s skills as Board Directors will be offered over the next two years. The Victorian Women's Governance scholarships…

Victoria Secures NDIS Trial

Staff Reporter, Monday, 13th August 2012 -  The Federal and Victorian Governments have reached an agreement to trial the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Barwon Region from 1 July 2013. The agreement comes…

States Join Forces on NDIS

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th July 2012 -  The NSW and Victorian Governments have joined forces in a partnership they say is designed to move Australia towards a full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). A joint expression…

Start Date for Community Sector Pay Rises Announced

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th June 2012 -  About 150,000 community workers will benefit from regular pay rises totalling between 23 and 45 per cent from 1 December this year, according to the Federal Government. The Federal…
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