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Now open - new round of crime prevention grants available

21 May 2018

Victorian councils and community organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to $250,000 for local crime prevention initiatives to improve public safety and security.

34,000 new mums celebrate Mother's Day 2018

14 May 2018

Around 34,000 Victorian women celebrated Mother’s Day for the first time this year according to new figures released by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

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Grants available for equipment for emergency volunteer groups

27 April 2018

Volunteer organisations are encouraged to apply for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) funding.

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The department acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledges and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.