A mobile therapy bus based in Ballarat and Moorabool Shire is helping children and young people recover from family violence as part of a $21 million investment in therapeutic interventions for victim survivors. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams said the Van Go Therapy bus was staffed by therapists and travelled to schools […]
The Orange Door in Ballarat is another step closer to opening its doors, helping women, children and families in Central Highlands to escape family violence and get the help and support they need. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams said senior staff have been recruited and a site chosen in central Ballarat, with […]
From climate justice to housing affordability, the recently launched Brotherhood Talks podcast shines a light on social justice challenges and brings you conversations that matter, on a wide range of issues of key importance in overcoming the challenge of poverty and disadvantage in Australia. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud or Spotify and online here. Podcasts are drawn from […]
What is the survey about? The survey is about how the community sector is faring in 2019, and what is needed to improve capacity and impact. All staff in community sector organisations in Australia are invited to participate. What questions are asked? Questions are about the work you do, levels of need in the community, and what would […]
The LMH Network School Support funding guidelines and application forms have been updated. Go to the Children’s Resources page to view or download the new forms.
Speaking at the Victorian Homelessness Conference, Minister for Housing Richard Wynne announced changes to the PRAP program following feedback from homelessness support agencies. More families at risk of or experiencing homelessness will have access to the private rental market thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s changes to the successful Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP). PRAP […]
Although the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act was passed in 2018, not all changes have come into effect yet. So, what has changed? Long term leases From 3 April 2019 a standard long form lease became usable for residential tenancies in Victoria. See Tenants Victoria long term leases news page for more information. Rooming house register Consumer Affairs […]
While the laws about tenants being able to keep pets will change, these changes haven’t come into effect just yet. For more information pets and tenancies, visit Tenants Victoria.
This year you can participate in World Homelessness Day by- Downloading the digital campaign kit and using the resources to smash the top 5 homeless myths Using the #HomelessTruths hashtag on social media Visiting vhn.org.au and downloading the social media tiles Sharing #HomelessTruths with your local State / Federal MP and urge them to invest […]
The Council to Homeless Persons is running a full-day training session on the NDIS in Bendigo at Haven on Thursday 31 October from 9:30-3:30. Lunch is included in the $100 cost to attend. The details of the course are included below, please circulate to any staff who you think might be interested. Please encourage people […]