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Telstra outage - normal service now resumed

Telstra mobile services have returned to normal.


Morwell hope, resilience and optimism on display

Photo exhibition ‘Our hopes for the future of Morwell’ make its way to the halls of Parliament House in May.

2018 Protecting Children Awards logo

Don’t forget to nominate for the Victorian Protecting Children Awards

Do you know someone who works tirelessly to keep children and young people safe from harm?

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Victoria’s first disability abuse prevention strategy

Victoria has released Dignity, respect and safer services: Victoria’s abuse prevention strategy and the Code of conduct for disability service workers to strengthen safeguards for people with a disability.

Wungurilwil Gapgapduir - Aboriginal Children and Families Agreement - A partnership between the Victorian government, Victorian aboriginal communities and the child and family services sector

Building a strong future for Aboriginal children

Victoria is leading the way in strengthening outcomes for Aboriginal children and young people in care, with the historic signing of Wungurilwil Gapgapduir: Aboriginal Children and Families Agreement at Parliament House on April 24.

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Last updated on 15/03/2018