Monthly Archives: February 2015

Feb 26

The Welfare Review Report released yesterday outlines the biggest reform to Australia's social security system proposed in decades. In this


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Feb 23

The commencement of the Royal Commission and the increased support for organisations to be able to cope with increased demand


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Feb 20

Today’s Productivity Commission report on Childcare and Early Learning contains positive recommendations about increasing access to early childhood education for


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Feb 18

A review of the hardship practices of energy companies announced by the Andrews Government today will be an important opportunity


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Feb 13

This week the Victorian Auditor General’s Office (VAGO) tabled a much anticipated audit into Additional School Costs for Families. Its


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Feb 11

A scathing report into the true costs of schooling reveals Victorian families are struggling to pay for items and activities


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Feb 10

With the weather heating up significantly across Victoria this week and weekend, we are reminded of the need to ensure


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Feb 7

Moves to strengthen investment in Victoria’s out-of-home care system will help to address an urgent need to secure the safety


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Feb 5

Figures in the most recent volume of the Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services show that cost is already causing


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Feb 4

VCOSS welcomes calls by the Senate Select Committee into the Abbott Government's Budget Cuts to reinstate funding for Youth Connections


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