The Napthine Government has unveiled a new campaign to educate young Victorians about the risks of using the drug ice. Highlighting ice as an addictive and dangerous drug that can destroy lives, the 'What are you doing on ice?' campaign, developed in partnership with the Penington Institute, is part of the Victorian Coalition Government's $38 million investment to tackle the use of illicit drugs, including ice.Read More
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
Twelve mental health services across the state have been selected as part of the first tranche of the Victorian Coalition Government's new $15.1 million Mental Health and Police Response (MHaP Response).
The Victorian Coalition Government, together with VicHealth, is set to challenge a pervasive alcohol culture with a new $1.9 million campaign that aims to empower young Victorians to make responsible decisions about their drinking.
Minister for Mental Health Mary Wooldridge today announced the next stage in eradicating ice from the community by providing additional funding to help more than 1,000 local sporting clubs in metropolitan Melbourne deal with illicit drug problems, including ice.
Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge today announced funding of $225,000 for the Mirabel Foundation and Kinship Carers Victoria to support kinship carers, and the children they care for.
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.