Author Archives: Emma King

Sep 7

The Victorian Parliament has done the right thing by renters.


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Sep 6

VCOSS & FSSI MEDIA RELEASE Victoria has a window of opportunity to put itself ahead of the game in building


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Aug 29

A state owned energy retailer for Victoria? It might just help.


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Jul 18

VCOSS blasts plan for more school expulsions in Victoria


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Jul 16

All school-age children should be able to play sport however simply making PE compulsory isn’t the right response.


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Jun 22

All workers have a right to feel safe at work. But mandatory sentencing is not the answer.


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May 28

Victorian teachers, students, principals, schools and community workers are launching a campaign to make inclusive education a top-tier election issue.


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May 1

The 2018 Victorian Budget presents a pathway to a better and fairer Victoria.


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Apr 23

Navigator pulls kids in closer when they’re struggling, instead of pushing them away.


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Mar 15

A 13.6% increase in homelessness demonstrates just how much work we have to do.


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Feb 8

VCOSS has welcomed a new plan to improve work, study and business opportunities for Victorians with a disability.


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Jan 25

Think education in free in Victoria? Think again.


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Jan 13

VCOSS has welcomed the Victorian Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan - a comprehensive and multi-faceted response to a


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Dec 31

Victorians are about to get whacked by a series of price hikes in 2018, according to Victorian Council of Social


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Dec 22

Misleading public portrayals of crime and justice issues don't help anybody.


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Dec 19

Every person in Victoria should be supported to live a good life.


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Dec 5

Victoria's big power companies have flagged significant price hikes for 2018 and must increase relief by an equal measure, according


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Nov 30

Know what to do before, during and after the storm and who to contact if you need help.


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VCOSS has joined a coalition of justice, human rights, social service and Aboriginal organisations to call on the Victorian Government


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Nov 17

VCOSS is outraged the Victorian Parliament has blocked the construction of new public housing planned for Melbourne’s east.


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Nov 1

You can view photos from the ACOSS National Conference, delivered in partnership with VCOSS, on our Facebook page.


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Oct 26

The Federal Government is abandoning good faith negotiations with Victoria over homelessness funding and risking the wellbeing of thousands of


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Oct 10

New rules for power companies in Victoria will help stop struggling energy users incurring big debts or being disconnected, the


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Oct 8

The Victorian Government has delivered a big win for renters, putting fairness back at the centre of the state’s tenancy


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Oct 4

In the new report ‘Stuck in traffic? Road congestion in Sydney and Melbourne‘ the Grattan Institute has suggested the Victorian


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Sep 22

True love is elusive. It’s difficult to define, hard to find and even harder to keep. So when two people


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Sep 7

VCOSS says 'yes' to marriage equality. All relationships should be recognised and celebrated equally, regardless of how we identify or


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Aug 24

The Victorian Government has assured VCOSS that vulnerable households will not pay any extra on their energy bills to achieve


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Aug 13

The Thwaites-Mulder review into Victoria’s power markets provides an action blueprint for the Victorian Government to ease skyrocketing prices, according


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Aug 9

Australian politicians must stop and listen to the voices of real people suffering under horror power price rises, Victoria’s peak


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