What’s new

 


Affording a home doesn’t have to mean buying property; for many it means being able to pay rent.


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VCOSS is urging the State Government to take significant steps to ease the financial burden for school families.


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Ten years ago, Victorians lived through the worst heatwave and bushfires in Australia’s history.


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Explore all the fun, frivolity and serious policy recommendations behind our Victorian Election Advent Calendar.


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Poverty exists in literally every Victorian community, but it also looks different in every location.


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Explore the interactive maps behind our 2018 'poverty atlas' and analysis report, 'Every Suburb, Every Town'.


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News Releases

Nov 18

There’s a well established link between poverty and poor oral health. No child should be ashamed to smile or scared


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Nov 20

It has to end. Power is an essential service. We need to put people before profits.


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Nov 13

VCOSS and NATSEM analysis reveals there is not a single pocket of Victoria that is poverty free


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Campaigns 

 


Securing change for Victorians with disability.


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Victoria needs a truly modern and inclusive school system. Will you help?


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Our emergency service workers should be able to get help without worrying about sending a mentally ill patient to jail.


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