The theme for this forum is Diversity and is focussed on working with people from the LGTBI community. Please see our events page for more details.
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The Victorian government has launched its 14 point plan to introduce changes to rental laws. Congratulations to the Council to Homeless Persons for their work in organising the campaign that strongly influenced the positive changes made to rental laws and congratulations to all of you in the Loddon Mallee Homelessness Network who contributed to the […]
To support safe work practices in our regional areas, it’s recommended that you keep up to date with news about news relating to bushfires and hot weather. The VicEmergency website has expanded to include advice and warnings about fires, floods, storms, thunderstorm asthma and extreme heat. You can subscribe and create a profile to be informed […]
Earlier this year Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) began rollout of a new policy to respond to people sleeping rough in extreme weather events. Work is progressing on this to provide structure to the local response and is being led by Haven; Home Safe, for both Loddon and Mallee areas. Haven; Home Safe staff will be in […]
The theme for this year’s forum is ‘Diversity’ and will be held at Warrenmang Vineyard on 24th and 25th of October. As always the forum will be free to all Network members and will offer an opportunity to learn, engage, network and recharge your batteries. Program details will be available soon, but in the meantime […]
Tiny houses: Interest is growing but who wants them and why? Opinion The Conversation By Heather Shearer, Griffith University Wed 20 Sep 2017, 6:37am Photo: A tiny house appeals to some as a solution for affordable and sustainable housing. (Flickr: Think Out Loud, CC BY-NC) Related Story: Man charged over tiny house allegedly stolen from […]
‘Money for Jam’ is a good news story featured on the abc website about a program for older women starting up micro-enterprises as a way out of poverty.
The Statewide Children’s Resource Program has produced a factsheet to answer common questions about how to correctly record SHIP data when working with children. You can print this resource from our Practice Information page
Supporting people who are experiencing homelessness to participate in the postal vote on Australian Marriage Law can be achieved by- Collecting a survey form from one of the ABS pickup locations; (The locations will be advertised and available on the ABS website) Requesting a survey form be posted to the address of a trusted person […]
The Victorian Council of Social Services (VCOSS) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are hosting consultations around Victoria to gain feedback for planning future development of the community services sector. The only consultation being conducted in the Loddon Mallee region will be at Bendigo on 6th October at the Capital Theatre from 10am-3pm. To find […]