Department of Health and Human Services (Vic)

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Almost $500 million social housing boost to strengthen our economy and provide stability for Victorians

The Victorian Government is investing almost $500 million to build and upgrade community and public housing as part of the Building Works package dedicated to creating thousands of jobs and boosting Victoria's economic recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Initiative: $115 million will be targeted to...

Delivering new homes for Victorians who need support

Minister for Housing Richard Wynne today announced the latest tranche of funding through the Social Housing Growth Fund will deliver more than 780 new social housing dwellings across 25 locations in Melbourne and regional Victoria.Initiative: The latest tranche of funding through the Social Housing Growth...

Safe places for the homeless to recover and isolate

The Victorian Government will use repurposed aged-care sites to provide self-isolation facilities for Victorians experiencing homelessness - helping them recover from coronavirus, or avoid infection in the first place.Initiative: Safe Places For The Homeless To Recover And IsolateInitiative: Not including Commonwealth Government financial stimulus payments...

Framework to reduce criminalisation of young people in residential care

This framework aims to reduce the unnecessary and inappropriate contact of young people in residential care with the criminal justice system. The framework establishes a commitment across state government departments, Victoria Police and residential care service providers.

Community co-design of digital interventions for primary prevention of ageism and elder abuse

This report evaluates the consultation and co-design processes used to create the digital intervention and how this methodology impacted on the creation of the approach to storytelling about ageism as a driver of elder abuse.