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Policy Library

VCOSS reports and submissions. Can’t find something? Email vcoss@vcoss.org.au

Aug 31

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 19

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


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Aug 6

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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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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Jul 21

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes the Commission for Children and Young People’s (CCYP) inquiry into compliance with


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Jul 16

As part of the 2013-18 water pricing determinations, Melbourne Water was required to provide a new five-year price plan in


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Jun 24

VCOSS submission to the Review of the Charter of Human Rights recommends the Charter be strengthened to enhance human rights


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Jun 17

This report, based on the experiences and feedback of community and social services working in Morwell, highlights the long-term impacts


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Jun 9

The not-for-profit community sector is a unique and valuable component of Victoria’s economy and society, delivering value in many ways.


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Jun 4

This submission outlines VCOSS’ recommendations to help support children and young people who face disadvantage and barriers to fully accessing


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Jun 1

Victoria’s escalating rate of family violence demands a societal shift in thinking that calls our entire community to focus on


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May 21

A snapshot of Victoria’s community sector charities Victoria’s community sector organisations make a significant contribution to strengthening the state’s economy


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May 13

The VCOSS submission to the VET Funding Review outlines recommendations to ensure the VET system is accessible to those in


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