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A new wave of social innovation is upon us, but what’s it all about? Asking new questions, putting communities at the centre and catalysing long-term change, to name a few. Find out more about some of the exciting new approaches being taken, and the research behind them, in this edition of Insight.
With a headline figure of $1.9 billion for family violence initiatives, a $1 billion Social Housing Growth Fund and a range of other investments, VCOSS has declared this a 'budget with a heart'. ❤️
15 June 2017 – While the United States’ approach to incarceration differs from state to state, some parts of the USA are leading the way towards effective and humane youth justice systems.
7 June 2017 – True social innovation is complicated and “not something that can be achieved in a policy speech”, economist and innovation leader Dr Nicholas Gruen has warned.
6 June 2017 – The Victorian Government is rushing through dangerously regressive legislation that will make the state’s youth justice system cruel and less effective. The Youth Justice Reform Bill and the Protective Service Officers Bill are likely to attract bi-partisan support and pass […]
1 June 2017 – People with disability have the right to be free from all forms of violence, abuse and neglect, and to be empowered through a system with effective protections. The NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework and federal budget measures include positives toward achieving this, however some gaps remain.
24 May 2017 – Each week, the Men's Referral Service answers hundreds of calls from men who have been violent. Here, an anonymous call taker recounts and debunks how these men often seek to justify their own behaviour.Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog