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Nov 29

The Mental Health Royal Commission's nine priority recommendations, summarised and analysed.


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Nov 28

The Commission is giving us an early look at the first steps for a system that works.


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Nov 22

Imagine if we declared enough was enough. That, from today, the State of Victoria would not allow one more person


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Nov 21

“Acting on energy efficiency for people on low income is critical to tackling poverty and inequality."


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Nov 12

The Victorian Government has unveiled an impressive though imperfect list of minimum standards for rental properties


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Nov 4

"My chronic pain is a whole disability on its own too. It deserves the same respect and weight."


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Oct 31

VCOSS Submission to the Review of the NDIS Act and the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee As part of our


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It is a universal truth that engagement in early years services can build social connection and contribute to thriving communities.


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Oct 30

It helps to know a little something about the people who receive Newstart payments.


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Oct 21

VCOSS response to the Long Service Benefits Portability Interim Regulations 2019 Since well before the beginning of the scheme in


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Oct 20

It shouldn’t just be the ‘healthy and wealthy’ who are supported through climate change.


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Oct 11

A guest post from Consumer Policy Research Centre's Karl Barratt.


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Sep 25

Significant changes have been and continue to be made in Victoria’s emergency management arrangements.


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Sep 19

VCOSS submission to the Senate inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments VCOSS joins the call of economists,


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Sep 2

Poor quality jobs are perpetuating or compounding disadvantage. The market cannot be relied on to fix this; governments must act.


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