Victoria has introduced a new framework requiring the public sector, councils and universities to promote gender equality and to take positive action towards achieving gender equality.
Upcoming Changes to the Mandatory Notification Provisions in the Health Practitioner Regulation National LawNatalie Franks
The requirement for treating practitioners to make mandatory notifications about other health practitioners is being revised to ensure that doctors are not deterred from seeking medical treatment.
The Children Legislation Amendment (Reportable Conduct) Bill (Vic) which will amend the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (Vic) passed the Upper House of the Parliament of Victoria on 23 February 2017 and is awaiting Royal Assent. The Bill is due to commence on 1 September 2017 (unless it comes into force earlier).