Like many family-men Brad Connelly's two children and wife have been a fountain of joy and happiness. But for Brad, who acquired a spinal cord injury in 1997, his family are more, with wife Pam being Bradâ€™s primary carer. As one of the first participants in the trial of the NDIS, Brad hopes the scheme will provide the support he needs so that he and his family can better access and participate in community life.Read More
Services Connect is designed to connect people with the right support, address the whole range of a person's or family's needs, and help people build their capabilities to improve their lives. This new way of working will make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable Victorians and their families.Read More
An additional 2,000 people with a disability will receive immediate support to purchase aids and equipment as a result of a $4 million funding boost from the Victorian Coalition Government.
From today, Victorians seeking drug and alcohol treatment will benefit from the Victorian Coalition Governmentâ€™s new, enhanced and integrated addiction services.
The Victorian Coalition Government is providing Women's Health Victoria with $660,000 to address violence against women and children, Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge announced today.
A new initiative will assist culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities to raise awareness of the harm caused by violence against women and children and develop tailored violence prevention programs.
The Napthine Government is investing $50,000 to combat family violence, ensuring continuity of counselling and advocacy services for women and children in Manningham.
Doncaster Hockey Club has a new mini synthetic hockey pitch to take their game even further with Member for Doncaster Mary Wooldridge officially opening the new facilities at Mullum Mullum Reserve today.
Minister for Crime Prevention Edward O'Donohue today announced more than $5,000 for a new Neighbourhood Watch community safety program to support Manningham's senior citizens.