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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Tonight’s episode of Insight ‘Women on the Edge’ explores the issue of older women experiencing homelessness. See the SBS website for more details.
The newly released DHHS Strategic Plan includes information relevant to homelessness and housing and includes an printable PDF with key information.
Please see the fact sheet for further information about this funding opportunity.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]