Australia consistently ranks as one of the world’s wealthiest nations in the world yet, despite this, thousands of our children are living in poverty or disadvantaged circumstances due in part …
As a sector, we’ve seen a lot of change over the years as successive Governments have sought to invest in and improve the frameworks, processes and practices that underpin our child protection systems.
And we are on the cusp of another major and exciting period of change, thanks to the recent Royal Commission into Family Violence and the Government’s subsequent Roadmap for Reform which seeks to shift the focus of child protection away from one of crisis response, to one of prevention and early intervention.
DHHS has published a number of information sheets regarding the updated Funded Organisation Performance Monitoring Framework (FOPMF).
The FOPMF refreshes the Monitoring Framework for health, housing and community services sectors (2005) by enhancing the tools and processes that departmental staff use to monitor organisations funded through a Service Agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services (the Department).
The Children's Court of Victoria announced on 21 January 2015 a Request for Tender for the provision of a Youth Diversion Pilot Program.
The Court is seeking suitably qualified and experienced organisations to collaborate with the Court to develop and deliver a court-referred, community-based diversion program for young offenders, to: