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Community groups hold the key to better disaster planning

17 May 2017 – Governments should begin harnessing the power of community organisations in disaster planning, according to a new report from the Victorian Council of Social Service.


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Social bodies rate the Federal Budget

9 May 2017 – The wait is finally over. The 2017 Federal Budget has been released. So, what did VCOSS members and and national social advocacy bodies make of it?


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Media release

Power bill reform on the right track

9 May 2017 – The Victorian Council of Social Service has welcomed a plan to give new rights to people struggling to pay their power bills. Nearly 20,000 Victorians had their energy supply cut-off in the last half of 2016. The Essential Services Commission’s draft […]


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Victorian budget splash raises questions about privatisation

5 May 2017 – Prof. David Hayward examines how an increased spend in the Victorian Budget 2017-2018 is possible because of a big increase in the level of privatisation activity - and how this brings risks.


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Transport

5 May 2017 – This is another Victorian Budget with considerable investment in transport with nearly $4 billion allocated over the next four years, evenly split between road and public transport projects.

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Participatory Video Facilitator Training
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Legal Issues in Managing Volunteers Seminar
Single Session Therapy
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Applied Gender Analysis
ECIA VC: The High Performing Practitioner: The Mindset & Skillset to Practice within the NDIS, with Jacqui Snider & Shannon Cooper
Dealing with Challenging Workplace Relationships for Managers
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Coaching for Performance
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Managing challenging behaviours
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Ex​ploring Fatherhood Diversity: The Effects of Father Involvement
Privacy Law for Not-for-profits Webinar
Youth Mental Health First Aid
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​The Influence of Fathers on Children's Mental Health
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Test event
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The Hearing Voices Approach
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LGBTIQ Carer Consultation
VCOSS Consultation: Rights in Supported Disability Accommodation
Reducing red tape in the social service sector
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"So You've Made it to Manager...how to survive and thrive!" 2 Day Seminar
Recruiting for Success / Retaining and Engaging New Staff
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
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Building Resilience to Workplace Bullying
Building a Strong Team
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Social Media and the NFP Workplace Webinar
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ECIA VC: Working in Partnership with Families who are Vulnerable
VCOSS consultation - ESC payment difficulty framework
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ECIA VC: Inclusive Practises in Early Childhood Settings
Understanding Conflict Styles
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VCOSS consultation - proposed changes to the Victoria Legal Aid means test

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