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Lessons from recommissioning in Victoria’s AoD sector: VAADA

25 March 2015 – This guest post from VAADA, examines an evaluation they commissioned of the processes employed by the then Department of Health in the reform of Victoria’s alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector between 2011 and 2014.

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Service gaps in transition to middle years still a problem

20 March 2015 – An Auditor General report released today on Education Transitions found that while the Department of Education and Training (DET) has improved transitions from early childhood to primary school, it does not have a comparable strategy for the primary to secondary school transition.

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Auditor General report supports call for better ‘middle years’ transition planning

19 March 2015 – Today’s report by the Auditor General provides further evidence to support VCOSS’ call for better ‘middle years’ transition planning for children moving from primary to secondary school.

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Building community partnerships to Close the Gap

19 March 2015 – Closing the Gap in health and social outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians will require strong partnerships throughout the community and must be a priority for all sides of politics.

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Strategy needed for growing number of Aboriginal children in care

17 March 2015 – With a shocking increase in the number Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care in Victoria, VCOSS supports Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People Andrew Jackomos' call for a statewide, strategic approach to addressing the growing crisis of Aboriginal children in care.

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