Disability Ageing and Carers

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 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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Nov 2

VCOSS applauds the scope and depth of Infrastructure Victoria’s draft 30-year strategy, especially its emphasis on affordable housing. In this


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Jul 27

In this submission VCOSS advocates for a whole-of-government strategy which articulates the roles and responsibilities of the Victorian Government in supporting people


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May 13

This submission outlines VCOSS’ recommendations for the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework to ensure it delivers for


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Apr 19

VCOSS welcomes this opportunity to provide feedback to both the National Disability Insurance Agency and the Joint Standing Committee on


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Jan 12

VCOSS submission to the Plan Melbourne Refresh Discussion Paper


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Dec 11

VCOSS believes the Multi-purpose Taxi Program (MPTP) can be transformed into a broader mobility assistance program subsidising a diversity of transport options


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Nov 2

Submission to the Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee October


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Sep 15

Definition of Terms Additional health and development needs (AHDN) Students with additional health and development needs are those who have


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Aug 31

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 4

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


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