Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 27

Victoria’s support services for vulnerable children and families are being overwhelmed by rising and more complex demands, according to a


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May 25

The severe adverse effects of 2014-15 Federal Budget cuts on Aboriginal people and services have been highlighted by the federal


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Cuts to the community sector locked in by the recent federal budget will put at risk the substantial economic and


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May 21

A new VCOSS report gives a snapshot of the contribution of Victoria's community sector charities to the state's economy and


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A snapshot of Victoria’s community sector charities Victoria’s community sector organisations make a significant contribution to strengthening the state’s economy


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May 13

The VCOSS submission to the VET Funding Review outlines recommendations to ensure the VET system is accessible to those in


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Last night’s Federal Budget spoke a great deal about fairness but it leaves the poorest Australians to do the bulk


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May 8

The state government’s focus around emergency management in its 2015-16 budget is on supporting frontline emergency services, particularly the CFA.


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The 2015-16 Victorian State Budget contains some initiatives aimed at helping people overcome housing stress and homelessness, but leaves considerable


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VCOSS welcomes the funding certainty provided to community sector organisations in the 2015-16 Victorian State Budget. The state government has


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VCOSS and the community sector strongly support the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the additional funding


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VCOSS welcomes the focus in the 2015-16 Victorian State Budget on reducing recidivism and investing in health, education and rehabilitation


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With the number of child protection reports continuing to rise to record levels in Victoria, the state government’s 2015-16 budget


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With the federal government having axed the longstanding National Partnership Agreement on Concessions, VCOSS welcomes the state government’s decision to


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The 2015-16 Victorian State Budget delivered some welcome initiatives to reduce inequality in health outcomes, including suicide prevention programs in


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May 7

The 2015-16 Victorian State Budget contains positive measures aimed at supporting vulnerable children and families, and better integrating services for


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May 6

The government has made a substantial investment in public transport in its 2015-16 state budget, including infrastructure projects such as


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The state government has prioritised tackling unemployment in its 2015-16 budget, with a range of measures. These include jobs and


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