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Approvals received for transfer of Marillac Ltd to St John of God Health Care

posted 8th May, in General News

St John of God Health Care is pleased to announce that on Friday May 5, 2017 it acquired Marillac Ltd, a disability service in Victoria that was part of the Ministry of the Daughters of Charity. Marillac Ltd supports people with disabilities…

Marillac’s services to be handed over to St John of God Health Care in 2017

posted 16th December, in General News

Marillac and St John of God Accord today announced the start of a process for all Marillac’s services to be handed over to St John of God Accord in 2017. St John of God Accord provides disability support services throughout Melbourne’s Eastern,…

New information from Disability Services Commissioner

posted 15th October, in General News

Victoria’s Disability Services Commissioner provides many resources for people with disabilities, families, and staff in support services. You can read their newsletter about how to make complaints, and accessible information sheets about making choices, and how support services can help. You can see…

Marillac supports “Working with Children Checks Report”

posted 3rd September, in General News

A report into how Working With Children checks can more strongly protect children was recently released by the Royal Commission Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The report recommends that these checks be standardised right across Australia, and be simpler (for example, so…

New Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

posted 21st January, in General News

From 1 January 2015, the previous departments of Health, Human Services and Sport and Recreation Victoria are being joined together. Dr Pradeep Phillip is the head of the combined new department. The government has not announced any change to how you get…