On 1 January 2015, the Victorian Government established the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) to integrate health and human services policies, programs and services to improve the wellbeing of all Victorians. The new DHHS brings together the former Department of Health, former Department of Human Services and Sport and Recreation Victoria. provides information about planning, policy development, funding and regulation of health services and activities that promote and protect Victoria’s health. This includes delivery of mental health and aged care services in Victoria.

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Victoria introduces new strategy to curb rates of chlamydia

Victorian Government introduces new strategy to reduce the growing rates of sexually transmitted chlamydia infection in young people.

No Jab, No Play policy proposed

No Jab No Play policy proposed

Under 'No Jab No Play', all children will be required to be fully vaccinated in order to be enrolled in childcare and/or kindergarten in Victoria.

Have your say on Victoria's 10-year mental health plan

Have your say on Victoria's new 10-year mental health strategy

The Victorian Government has launched a new consultation website so every Victorian can have input into the next 10-year mental health strategy.


Join the #EmbraceDiversity campaign today

The Victorian Government has teamed up with the AFL to launch an #EmbraceDiversity campaign to promote inclusion and harmony.