Disability Ageing and Carers

Sep 25

VCOSS submission to the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005   The Victorian Council of Social Service


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Sep 14

VCOSS submission to the NDIS Support Coordination Discussion Paper


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Sep 1

Submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability – Rights and Attitudes Issues Paper


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Aug 31

VCOSS Response to the Australian Building Codes Board Regulatory Impact Statement on the Proposal to Include Minimum Accessibility Standards in


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Apr 21

Submission to the Federal Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Workforce Inquiry. Australia needs a consumer-driven scheme that is centred


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Feb 28

VCOSS Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety


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Feb 27

VCOSS submission on the Public Engagement Framework Consultation Draft


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Feb 19

VCOSS Submission to the Victorian Disability Worker Regulation Scheme proposed regulations and standards


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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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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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Jul 8

'Thin markets' is where there is a lack of appropriate services to meet the needs of participants.


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Nov 30

VCOSS Response to the Australian Building Codes Board Accessible Housing Options Paper


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Oct 10

A co-design process is needed to set NDIS objectives and indicators, and to address a range of gaps that exist.


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Aug 2

A Disability Action Plan is an important step in improving health and wellbeing outcomes for Victorians with disability.


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People with disability have the right to live independently and to be included in the community.


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Mar 13

VCOSS submission to NDIS Joint Standing Committee inquiry into market readiness for provision of services under the NDIS The NDIS


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Feb 13

The review of the Vulnerable People in Emergencies policy is an important step in improving emergency management policies to better


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Feb 8

Older Australians deserve a residential aged care system where they are treated with dignity and respect, where their care needs


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Oct 31

People with disability have the right to be safe and receive high quality services. VCOSS believes that a robust registration


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VCOSS welcome the development of an inclusive education policy to support the learning and development of students with disability. Overall


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Sep 4

VCOSS strongly supports increasing consumer choice and empowering older people to have greater control over the services they access. But


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Aug 24

The NDIS brings a major shift in service provision for people with disability. VCOSS strongly supports the goals of NDIS:


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Aug 9

VCOSS welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Enhancing Victorian’s Economic Performance and Productivity Discussion Paper (the Discussion Paper) prepared


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Jul 28

A robust system for quality and safeguarding will helps prevent people with disability experiencing harm and promotes high quality service


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Jul 19

VCOSS was overwhelmingly happy with the Productivity Commission’s Position Paper on NDIS Costs, particularly the Paper’s recommendations to provide pre-planning


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Jul 12

The NDIS Code of Conduct sets out the obligations providers and workers are expected to comply with when delivering NDIS


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Apr 28

While financial concerns are a problem for kinship carers, it is difficult to separate financial support for kinship carers from


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Apr 18

For many people with disability, the current review of NDIS costs reinforces a perceived shift away from viewing the scheme


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Price limits and pricing policies directly affect service quality and diversity available to NDIS participants. Having an accurate and flexible


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Feb 28

Many people living with mental illness will be ineligible for NDIS individual funding packages. VCOSS believes state and federal governments


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