Author Archive | Mellissa

Ten Year Community Service Industry Consultation – Bendigo

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 […]

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Victorian Housing Register Information Session

Department of Health and Human Services in conjunction with Community Housing Federation of Victoria (CHFV) are holding a series of information sessions around the state to inform stakeholders about the next phase of implementation of the Victorian Housing Register. The information session will cover: Overview of the Victorian Housing Register – including structure and  types […]

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Human Services Workforce Scholarship & Ethel Temby Research Grant Program- applications open until July 18

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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Naidoc Week 2-9 July

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 […]

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Reforms to Human Services- Draft report released

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 […]

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