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20 May, 2015

VCTA 2015 Conference

May 20th, 2015|

Community Transport: The Road Ahead

When? May 20th – 21st 2015

Where? Melbourne Zoo, Parkville

For further information, please visit our Events Page

17 May, 2015

National Volunteer Week

May 17th, 2015|

6 million Australian volunteers give happiness to others each year and research says that that those volunteers are happier as a result. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2015, is Give Happy Live Happy.

» Read more Volunteering Australia.

» Read more Volunteering Victoria.

3 Mar, 2015

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

March 3rd, 2015|

Commonwealth Home Support Programme- The following Draft (Consultation) Papers have been released by the Department of Social Services:

  • CHSP Manual for Providers
  • CHSP National Fee Policy Consultation Paper
  • Good Practice Guide for Restorative Care Approaches (incorporating wellness and reablement) 2015

Feedback on the Consultation Papers closed on 15 April 2015.

» View Draft (Consultation) Papers.

10 Feb, 2015

Victoria. COTA Budget Submission 2015 – 2016

February 10th, 2015|

COTA Victoria releases Budget Submission 2015-2016. COTA calls for the State Government to prioritise affordable, appropriate housing to enable older Victorians to age in place; better end of life services and connected public and community transport.

» Read more

12 Nov, 2014

AGM 2014

November 12th, 2014|

VCTA is set to host the 2014 Forum and Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 12 November.

Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Room B427, Council of Adult Education – 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Please register to attend by Monday 3rd November.

» Agenda AGM 2014
» VCTA 2014 AGM Program

3 Nov, 2014

Queensland. Community transport for medical needs discussed

November 3rd, 2014|

Listen to Feda Adra (CEO of Comlink) and Jean McRuvie from Medicare Local explain what Community Transport is, the value and benefits of providing transport and the health issues clients face due to lack of transport. Interviewed by Jackie Mackay.

» Listen to the interview

24 Sep, 2014

NSW. Accreditation for NSW Community Transport

September 24th, 2014|

Community transport providers in New South Wales will now be accredited under the same standards as public buses after reforms passed this month. Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian states the move means community transport is finally getting the recognition it deserves. Community transport will be recognised in the State’s Passenger Transport Act.

» Read more

24 May, 2013

NSW. New safety checks for Community Transport Drivers.

May 24th, 2013|

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian announces a new consistent approach to safety standards for all community transport drivers across the state.

» Read more