'Seeing women' the key to improving health outcomes
Health & Welfare | 22 February 2024
Preventing ill health in Victorian women not only leads to a healthier society but also means less demand on the state’s secondary and tertiary prevention services, according to the Women's Health Services Network.
Lifeline of hope for Victorian communities
Health & Welfare | 21 February 2024
The lifesaving work of volunteers in mental health call centres across the state has been recognised at Parliament House.
WorkCover Bill report calls for wider consultation
Health & Welfare | 6 February 2024
Inquiry finds inadequate consultation left stakeholders feeling unable to influence proposed changes to WorkCover laws in any meaningful way.
Gambling report urges primetime ad ban
Health & Welfare | 28 November 2023
New report calls on Victoria to follow South Australia’s lead and ban gambling advertising during primetime.
Being menopause friendly in the workplace
Health & Welfare | 5 November 2023
Presentation at Parliament House outlines things that can be done to support employees going through menopause.
Legislative Council supports triple zero bill
Health & Welfare | 26 October 2023
The reform and restructuring of Victoria’s triple zero service has moved a step closer after the Legislative Council passed the Triple Zero Victoria Bill 2023 with government amendments in the last sitting week.
Raising awareness on Victoria’s fastest growing chronic condition
Health & Welfare | 5 October 2023
Every day 90 Victorians are diagnosed with diabetes, making it the fastest growing chronic condition in the state.
Gambling and liquor inquiry consults widely
Health & Welfare | 8 September 2023
Youth roundtables, Geelong site visit and public hearings held as part of review of two Auditor-General’s reports.
Playing or paying the odds
Health & Welfare | 4 August 2023
A parliamentary inquiry is turning its attention to experiences that young people have with gambling harm.
Committee voices support for Donor Heroes’ Night
Health & Welfare | 18 May 2023
The Legislative Assembly's Legal and Social Issues Committee would like to acknowledge Victoria’s organ and tissue donors and their families on Donor Heroes’ Night, Thursday May 18.