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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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Budget delivers the biggest investment in community sport in Victoria’s history

This year's Victorian budget is a real bonanza for sports – from grassroots clubs to the state’s biggest venues.

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Helping Victorians with final wish to die at home

Six Victorian organisations will share in $5.5 million so they can continue to support terminally ill people to be cared for and die at home, close to family and loved ones.

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Disability advocacy grants now available

The department is calling for submissions to fund advocacy initiatives for people with disability.

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Nominate now for the Victorian Disability Awards

The Victorian Disability Awards recognise those who lead the way in creating a fairer, more inclusive community.

MOSS food bank volunteers

Outstanding social housing tenants celebration

The Ashburton, Ashwood and Chadstone Public Tenant Group and Merri Outreach Support Service food bank volunteers have been honoured for their community building achievements at the Frances Penington and Molly Hadfield Awards.

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Last updated on 15/03/2018