Scholarship Program A human services workforce scholarship is an award of financial aid to support department or sector staff employees to undertake study in an undergraduate or postgraduate course or a course that leads to a qualification. The scholarship covers course fees only. Ethel Temby research grant program The Ethel Temby research grant is […]
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All workshops facilitated for SHS workers by the Wodonga Institute of TAFE are listed in LOMA’s Training and Events Calendar. Regional workshops have not been listed as yet and will be published as soon as they are available.
The Naidoc week theme for 2017 is ‘Our Languages Matter‘, aimed at celebrating the important role that Aboriginal languages play in linking people to their land, culture and history. There is increasing concern about the need to preserve and maintain indigenous Australian people’s language and it is hoped that Naidoc week will remind people of […]
The Australian Government Productivity Commission released its draft report ‘Introducing Competition and Informed Consumer Choice into Human Services’ on 2nd June and it makes a number of critical assertions about the existing system of social housing and family and community services. The Productivity Commission is seeking is comment on this report via electronic submission with a […]
Celebrating the achievements of workers in the homelessness sector who support people in a range of specialist and generalist roles and organised by peak body, Council to Homeless Persons, the nominations are open now and the awards will be presented at CHP’s September conference. For further information visit the CHP webpage to see nomination categories […]
Council to Homeless Persons are now taking registrations for their bi-annual conference themed ‘Talking Solutions’. For more information go to CHP Conference .
Key topics to be covered at the conference include: What are the Federal Government’s cities policies and what is the role of affordable housing within these policies? How is Victoria going to improve social and affordable housing in its cities given it is one of the top three priorities in the new 30 year state-wide […]
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The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute has released its report on their inquiry into funding and delivery of homelessness programs. Highlighting gaps between program funding and service delivery, this critical examination of policy and funding issues is essential reading for workers to understand options that would better support homelessness programs. The full report is located on […]
Our peak homelessness agency, Council to Homeless Persons have published a detailed, yet easy to read, analysis of what the recent State budget contains for the sector. See their Sector Bulletin for details.