In August 2016 the Victorian Ombudsman began an investigation into the Office of Housing’s management of debts accrued by tenants in their social housing properties. Justice Connect responded by undertaking a survey of people who had debts with OOH and drafted a position paper, ‘Through the Roof: Improving the Office of Housing’s policies and processes for dealing with debt‘ outlining […]
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The Productivity Commission is conducting an inquiry into Human Services as outlined in the statement below, from the terms of reference document. ‘While governments have made progress in introducing competition, contestability and user choice to human services provision, the efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery of services within the sector varies significantly between jurisdictions. Service […]
The Victorian Government is seeking feedback about the Residential Tenancies Act 1997. There are a number of ways that you, or the clients you work with, can provide feedback. To find out more, visit the Fairer Safer Housing website.
Given that most of us in the Loddon Mallee region work and travel in high fire danger areas that are also prone to flooding, it’s important to be able to maintain an awareness of our environment and keep up to date with any emergency incidents as they unfold. The VicEmergency app has replaced FireReady and is available […]
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The Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews has announced that the first Family Violence Safety Hubs will be launched in Barwon, Bayside Peninsula, Inner Gippsland, Mallee and North-Easter Melbourne regions. For further information see the government’s media release .
Presented by Wodonga Institute of TAFE on 12th & 13th December in Bendigo. See the LOMA events calendar or go directly to registration at Eventbrite
Presented by Wodonga Institute of TAFE on 12th & 13th December. See the LOMA events calendar or go directly to registration at Eventbrite
Surfing for Girls program is an all girls surf day that provides professional advice and step-by-step instructions on water safety, equipment and surfing skills. Please see website and application form for more details. Application form surfing-for-girls-2016-registration-form Website
This workshop is a must for child protection workers, child and family therapists, foster care workers, residential care workers and any professionals who support kinship carers and families who are looking after children affected by violence, abuse and neglect. It offers new knowledge and opportunities to learn practical strategies that can be applied in any […]