Department of Human Services (Vic)

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Child abuse and neglect: a socio-legal study of mandatory reporting in Australia (report prepared for the Victorian government)

This report for the Vicotria Department of Human Services is volume 8 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'. This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter groups in every...

Rental Report March quarter 2015

Trends in rents The Melbourne Rent Index (MRI) increased by 1.0 per cent in the March quarter. In the twelve months to March 2015, the MRI increased by 2.1 per cent.

Rental Report: June quarter 2012

The Rental Report provides key statistics on the private rental market in Victoria. The major source for the statistics presented in the Rental Report is the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority which collects data on all rental bonds lodged under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (VIC).

Indigenous family violence primary prevention framework

In 2003, the Victorian Indigenous Family Violence Task Force Report identified that it is widely recognised and acknowledged that family violence adversely affects the social, cultural, health, emotional, and economic well being of Aboriginal people, families and communities. Aboriginal definitions of the nature and forms...

Managing risk in community services: a preliminary study of the impacts of risk management on Victorian services and clients

What is the impact of the increased importance of risk management on people and agencies working in the Community services sector? A group of researchers at La Trobe, led by David Green and Judith Brett, have undertaken an extensive study of the way in which...