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Vic #SpringSt budget is out tomorrow. We'll have our experts in the budget lockup to bring you analysis of Vic's social spending priorities.
Vic state budget out tomorrow. Here are our priorities & social blueprint for building a Victoria without poverty vcoss.org.au/state-budget-s…
The VCOSS 2015-16 state budget submission, Building a Victoria without poverty, sets out 12 immediate spending priority areas for this year’s state budget, and presents a series of practical proposals to address some of the biggest social issues facing Victoria.
Building on the work of the VCOSS Clearinghouse, the new VCOSS Link website aims to support community organisations in all aspects of their operations, including training, funding, governance, policies and procedures, and partnerships.
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30 April 2015 – Family violence is deeply traumatic for the people and families involved, and has consequences for the justice, health, housing, education and corrections systems. It is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children and can contribute to poorer physical and mental health, unemployment, poverty and other disadvantage.
23 April 2015 – Moves by the Victorian Government to stop energy retailers from being able to vary prices midway through fixed-term contracts or charge termination fees if people leave their contracts after a price rise, are a win for consumers.
22 April 2015 – Finding ways to connect people with the information and services that can support them can be a challenge. VCOSS member, Doncare, is using technology to offer useful and practical advice and assistance to people to help prevent violence and family […]
21 April 2015 – The 2015-16 state budget, to be presented in May 2015, presents an excellent opportunity for the Victorian Government to fund initiatives that will ensure every child get the best start in life. There is now irrefutable evidence that the early […]
20 April 2015 – Evidence of Victoria’s affordable housing crisis continues mount. In Melbourne alone, there are over 50,000 households living in unaffordable rental housing with incomes in the bottom 20 per cent of the population. The public housing waiting list remains at over […]Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog