Federal Government announces joint parliamentary inquiry into family law and child support services

Posted October 2019

More support and treatment for youth mental health announced

Posted October 2019

Jobs and Housing funding announced to reduce women’s reoffending

Posted October 2019

Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability - open for submissions

Posted October 2019

New Chief Magistrate appointed to magistrates court of victoria

Posted October 2019

More support for suicide prevention in victoria

Posted October 2019

Research project: children impacted by family violence

The University of Melbourne is conducting research into how children who have experienced family violence wish to be talked to by professionals. Click here to request further information. Posted October 2019

Local crime prevention grants now open

Grants of up to $25,000 now open to give community organisations the resources they need to improve public safety and increase community pride and engagement. Posted October 2019

Victorian parliamentary inquiry into homelessness in victoria

Now calling for submissions - Closes 1 January 2020. Posted October 2019

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Draft Accessibility Strategy published. Posted: September 2019

Victorian Parliament Homelessness Inquiry to commence

The Inquiry is currently accepting submissions. Submissions close on 1 January 2020 Posted: September 2019

Victoria Police - Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission’s final review released

The report marks the conclusion of a 4-year review and sets out a 10-year roadmap to address workplace inequality and prevent discrimination Posted: September 2019

Major upgrade to sunshine hospital announced

The Andrews State Government has announced a $29.6 million redevelopment of the Sunshine Hospital for completion by 2021. Posted: September 2019

new health-based response to public drunkenness announced

The Andrews State Government has announced it will decriminalise public drunkenness and replace it with a health-based response. Posted: September 2019

OurWatch releases guidelines for reporting violence against women

Guidelines for media outlets reporting cases of family violence in Australia. Posted: September 2019