19 May 2023

Victorian Protecting Children Awards – nominations extended!

You now have until 5 pm Wednesday 24 May to recognise and celebrate those who work tirelessly to keep children and young people safe and families strong!

The nominations period for the 2023 Victorian Protecting Children Awards has been extended until Wednesday 24 May, 5 pm.

(The FAC newsletter sent out this morning highlighted the end date is today, but that is not correct).

19 May 2023

Arrangements for the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner

On 31 March 2023, Treasurer Jennings resigned from her appointment as the Disability Services Commissioner. This is to allow the Treasurer to commence a new appointment as the Chair Commissioner for the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission. She will remain as the Commissioner of the Mental Health Complaints Commission until 1 September 2023.

19 May 2023

Men's sheds background paper released

The department of Families, Fairness and Housing (the department) has released a paper through the Bayside Peninsula Area Community Partnership Team (BPA) around current themes and opportunities relevant to Men's Sheds in the Bayside Peninsula and Southern Melbourne Areas.