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 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. 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 […]
Whether you work in a specialist or generalist role in housing, there are training options available to you. Please see Training & Events for a wide range of training opportunities over the next few months.
In yet another positive outcome from the Royal Commission into Family Violence the Victorian government has announced it’s commitment to development of new and existing facilities to shelter women and children seeking shelter as a result of family violence. For more information go to New Refuges for Women & Children
New training opportunities posted at http://loma.net.au/events/.
In response to the increasing demand on housing and homelessness services, the Department of Health and Human Services is developing a new way to work with people experiencing housing issues. The new framework will be launched across three sites in Victoria. For more information, read the Launch-site-framework document or got to DHHS Funded Agency Channel . […]