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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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Woman in employment office

More economic opportunities for people with disability

The Victorian Government has released its new plan to increase the economic opportunities for people with disability.

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.

Stakeholder engagement exercise

Engaging stakeholders and community for better outcomes

New Stakeholder Engagement and Public Participation Framework and Toolkit to guide the department in our engagement with the sector, stakeholders and community to achieve better outcomes.

Angela, one of our new Child Protection workers

Recruiting for child protection workers in Victoria

A large number of people have been recruited to Child Protection as part of the Victorian Government’s new recruitment campaign.

Royal exhibition building

Memorial service for the 2017 Bourke Street tragedy

The Victorian Government is holding a state memorial service to mark the first anniversary of the Bourke Street tragedy that occurred on 20 January 2017.

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Last updated on 25/09/2017