Monthly Archives: August 2015

Aug 31

Submission to the 2015 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry 2 Introduction VCOSS welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the 2015 re-opened


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VCOSS welcomes this Inquiry into the impact on Victorian Government Service Delivery of changes to National Partnership Agreements. Many non-government


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The Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU), in collaboration with Disability Advocacy Victoria (DAV) and the Victorian Council of Social Service


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Aug 25

A report from Carers Australia estimates that more than 1 in 8 Australians are providing informal care in 2015 and


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Aug 24

A first of its kind for the Victorian community sector, the RMIT-VCOSS PhD Scholarship aims to strengthen the community sector’s


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Aug 20

Australia needs to increase its investment in chronic disease prevention to reduce the burden of chronic disease on disadvantaged communities,


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Aug 19

People with disability should have the same right to use public transport as everyone else. VCOSS has had a long


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Australiasian Railways Association application for exemption from DSAPT. Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission


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Aug 18

Melbourne being named the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the fifth year running fails to


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Aug 10

Report released by Australian Red Cross, Beyond the Blanket: The role of not-for-profits and non-traditional stakeholders in emergency management, confirms


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Aug 6

The Victorian Council of Social Service welcomes the Andrews Government’s long-term plan to improve the support service system for vulnerable


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Providing a quality education to all learners is widely acknowledged as being a key way of developing a strong and


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VCOSS believes that all Victorian children and young people, regardless of parental income or geographical location, have a right to


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VCOSS believes all Victorian children, young people and adult learners have the right to access a high quality education. We


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Aug 5

The VCOSS Submission to Melbourne Water’s Draft Flood Management Strategy warns that the social and economic context in which floods


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The VCOSS Submission to Melbourne Water’s Draft Flood Management Strategy warns that the social and economic context in which floods


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Aug 4

As community workers, advocates and policy makers, we are in the business of social transformation. We work to transform the


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Working closely with people in the community is one of the best ways to design services and programs that will


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Aug 3

Tiffany Overall, Convenor of Smart Justice for Young People, writes on how trialling a justice reinvestment approach could help tackle


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