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Department of Health and Human Services

We aspire for all Victorians to be healthy, safe and able to lead a life they value.  We deliver policies, programs and services that support and enhance the health and wellbeing of all Victorians.

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Coolaroo Community Health Assessment Centre up and running

The Department of Health and Human Services and Ambulance Victoria have opened a temporary Community Health Assessment Centre at the Broadmeadows Leisure Centre.

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Take the survey on trans and gender diverse health services

Together with Melbourne University we’re conducting a survey to better understand the experience of trans and gender diverse people in accessing health and community services.

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Reportable conduct scheme commences in Victoria

A new reportable conduct scheme to keep more children safe from abuse and from organisational harm has commenced in Victoria.

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Support for disability advocacy initiatives

Disability advocacy organisations have been given a financial boost to promote and uphold the rights of people with a disability and their families.

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A focused operating model for DHHS

A new operating model for the department came into effect on 3 July, designed to drive better health, wellbeing and safety outcomes for all Victorians.

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Last updated on 09/12/2016