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11 July 2022

New mental health and wellbeing act

The Victorian Government has introduced legislation to establish a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act.

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health and Wellbeing System called for the government to repeal the current Mental Health Act 2014 and replace it with a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act.

11 July 2022

Have your say: review of family violence information sharing and risk management

Following the Royal Commission into Family Violence, a new Part 5A and new Part 11 were inserted into the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (the Act). Part 5A provides the legal basis for the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS), including the Central Information Point (CIP).

Part 11 provides the legal basis for the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Risk Management (MARAM) Framework.

11 July 2022

Disability leadership program 2022

The Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Network on Disability are partnering to support leaders with disability by providing an opportunity to uplift their governance knowledge.

In the first round of the national Disability Leadership Program (DLP), 85 full-fee scholarships are being funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.