Category: Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers

Help Shape Victoria’s Future Support For Carers

Consultations have kicked off today for the Andrews Labor Government’s Carers Statement which will outline how we can best support and recognise carers. Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers Gabrielle Williams said carers played a vital role in our community and it was important that their voice was heard. There are more than 773,000 Victorians […]

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Supporting Victoria’s Carers

To mark National Carers Week, the Andrews Labor Government has today moved to better recognise and support carers. The Labor Government will work in partnership with Carers Victoria to develop a Carers Statement which will outline how we best support Carers interactions with government. Carers Victoria will consult with carers, existing support groups and organisations […]

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Call To Honour Victoria’s Health Volunteers

Victorians are being encouraged to nominate inspirational health volunteers for the 2016 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards. These awards celebrate individuals who volunteer to support the health and wellbeing of those around them, with award recipients to be recognised at special ceremony on 18 May 2016. They recognise the professionalism and innovation of volunteers around […]

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Victorians To Have Their Say On End Of Life Care

Victorians are being urged to have their say about the services they want to support them at the end of their and their loved ones’ lives. Many people with a life-limiting illness die in hospital, when they would have preferred to die at home. Figures show that up to 70 per cent of Australians would […]

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Applications Open For Disability Self-Help Grants

Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s Self-Help Grants program, which supports people with a disability, their carers and families. Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers, Gabrielle Williams, today encouraged all Victorian disability self-help groups to apply for the grants. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to: Strengthen the capacity of people […]

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Community Volunteer Awards Nominations Now Open

Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers Gabrielle Williams is calling for nominations to help recognise public and community housing tenants who have made outstanding contributions to their local community. The Frances Penington and Molly Hadfield Awards recognise those who have contributed to their neighbourhood by working as volunteers with a community group, agency or charity […]

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