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Victorian Government to explore use of social impact bonds

The Victorian Treasurer has issued a media release entitled, Exploring innovative ways to tackle social issues. “As outlined in the Victorian Budget 2016/17, the Labor Government will examine Social Impact Bonds as a way to introduce, develop and test new … Continue reading

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Victorian Government releases new IT strategy

The Information Technology Strategy for the Victorian Government 2016-2010 (PDF 3MB) has been released. The four key priorities addressed in the strategy are: Information and data reform Digital opportunity Technology reform Capability uplift

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Sacred Heart Mission media release announces development of second stage of Journey to Social Inclusion Program

In a media release entitled, Victorian Government announces funding of Australia’s most targeted program to end long-term homelessness (PDF 78kb), the Sacred heart Mission had announced the development of the second stage of its homelessness program. A randomised control trial … Continue reading

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Victorian Auditor-General releases digital service delivery report

The Victorian Auditor-General has released the report, Delivering services to citizens and consumers via devices of personal choice : phase 2 (PDF 5MB). The report, “examined the approaches departments and agencies use to determine which services will be, or have … Continue reading

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Victorian Government report examines residential care services for children and youth

The Victorian Commission for Children and Young people have released the report, “…as a good parent would…” : inquiry into the adequacy of the provision of residential care services to Victorian children and young people who have been subject to … Continue reading

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Victorian Auditor-General releases report on service delivery

The Victorian Auditor-General has released the report, Delivering services to citizens and consumers via devices of personal choice : Phase 1 – Interim report (PDF 1.5MB). The report, “examined strategies for delivering services online via digital devices. Phase one of this … Continue reading

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New report released on youth homelessness prevention

A new report entitled, Couch surfing : the Yarra Ranges Youth Homelessness Prevention Project (PDF 5.6MB), has been published.  The study is designed to, “assist in understanding the issues around supporting young people during this critical and very early stage … Continue reading

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Victorian audit report on early intervention services released

The Victorian Auditor-General has released the report, Early intervention services for vulnerable children and families (PDF 5.1MB). The audit report, “focused on early intervention services provided through the Child and Family Information, Referral and Support Teams (Child FIRST) and Integrated … Continue reading

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Brotherhood of St Laurence publishes report on Victorian Work and Learning Centres

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has published the report, What’s the difference? : jobseeker perspectives on employment assistance. Insights from Victoria’s Work and Learning Centres (PDF 730kb). The report, “illustrates the challenges faced by jobseekers navigating today’s labour market” and … Continue reading

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Australian article claims Victorian election could be digital battleground

David Swan has written an article published in the Business Spectator, entitled, Victorian election set to be digital battleground. “The ACS (Australian Computer Society) has highlighted five core areas requiring reform and which will support the sustained growth of Victoria’s … Continue reading

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