Tag Archives: Mary Wooldridge

Community-based mental health support service funding

 Community Mental Health Services  a media release from the Victorian Minister for Mental Health Mary Wooldrich  outlines major structural reform in community-based mental health support service funding in Victoria. It represents a recommissioning of services in regional areas with a … Continue reading

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Progress made on Children’s Court reforms

The Victorian State government recently issued a statement announcing juvenile court legislation reforms. The following is the full text of the media release from Mary Wooldridge State Member for Doncaster and  Minister for Community Services. Thursday 27 June 2013 Less adversarial child protection proceedings … Continue reading

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Keeping families safe from violence in Australian first

The Keeping Families safe initiative was announced by Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge. In a news release, Ms Wooldridge said the Victorian Government has committed $750,000 to the Keeping Families Safe program, which will be piloted and evaluated in … Continue reading

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Reducing the alcohol and drug toll: Victoria’s plan

Last month the Victorian State Government issued the below press release regarding their strategy to reduce the impact of alcohol and drug abuse in the Victorian community. Launching Reducing the alcohol and drug toll: Victoria’s plan 2013-2017, Minister for Mental … Continue reading

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Victoria in national push on violence

The Victorian Coalition Government is joining the Commonwealth and other States and Territories in funding a new National Centre of Excellence to reduce violence against women, Minister for Women’s Affairs Mary Wooldridge announced. Operating from 1 January 2013, the Centre … Continue reading

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