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High energy bills can make life unbearable and deprive people of dignity. Upcoming VCOSS-RMIT report in today's Her… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
37% of women leaving Victorian prisons will re-offend. We need to build a dedicated transition facility to help wom… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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.
Leading thinkers and decision makers from the community, public, and private sectors will collaborate to identify challenges and workshop responses to move us towards a brighter and more equitable 2030.
24-25 October 2017 | Sofitel Melbourne.
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'. ❤️
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18 July 2017 – Victorian wages are failing to keep pace with skyrocketing rents, costing tenants thousands of dollars each year, a VCOSS study has revealed. The VCOSS analysis shows average rents have grown by a whopping 110% since 2001, while wages have only […]
13 July 2017 – The ABC podcast Trace reminds us that victims and witnesses with disabilities have a right to be heard.
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 […]Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog