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Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, June 2023

The Victorian budget, new Social Services Regulations RIS, Workcover premium rises, and group pricing changes kept us busy this past month.
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Latest version of CHAP released and other health information

In health news, the 2023 version of CHAP, COVID-19 and flu risk rises, oral health priorities and a workshop on hospital visits.

Government releases more detail on Federal Budget package for supported employment

Two people wearing red aprons working in a fabric and craft workshop


The Social Services Minister, the Hon. Amanda Rishworth MP, has provided more detail on the Federal Government’s 2023–24 budget package for supported employment.  

The package of $57 million over the next four years is intended to drive further evolution of the supported employment sector. 

Minster Rishworth said, “This funding will increase the capability of the sector to provide people with disability with high support needs access to a wider range of employment opportunities with appropriately targeted supports.” 

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