Everyone in Australia benefits from the great work of our Not-for-Profit organisations and their people. If you work in a Not-for-Profit sector, please consider adding your voice to this Workforce Study. It is open to all levels of employees and volunteers. The more people who respond, the more representative and useful the results for growing […]
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Students at Sacred Heart College discover a link between cheaper housing prices and street names. See the ABC news site for the full story.
Jane Hutcheon from the well known ‘One Plus One’ program interviews Rob Holt, a man who has experienced homelessness and now conducts tours for corporate groups and individuals to educate them about homelessness. See the full interview on the ABC website
This much anticipated report prepared by Victoria’s Ombudsman, Deborah Glass, has revealed a number of systemic inequities in the system of maintenance claims lodged against public housing tenants by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. The Ombudsman found that DHHS had been engaging in ‘unfair management of maintenance claims over many years’ and […]
VCOSS hosted four regional consultations in Bendigo, Traralgon, Benalla and Werribee in October and will also hold a further Industry Planning event in early 2018. Details of this will be made available later this year. If you missed out on attending a consultation please read the discussion paper and consider providing feedback through an email […]
DHHS advised that the Funded Agency Channel website has been upgraded and has a new address. You can check it out at https://fac.dhhs.vic.gov.au/ and note that the Service Agreement Communications Team are keen for your feedback and you can contact them at email@example.com .
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.
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 […]