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2014 State Election

Working with a new Labor Government to build a Victoria without poverty

18 December 2014 –  Analysing the new state government’s policies against the VCOSS 2014 State Election Platform – Top 12 ways to build a Victoria without poverty With the election of the new Andrews Labor Government, VCOSS is looking forward to a new era […]

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Broad terms of reference are a good start for Family Violence Royal Commission

19 January 2015 – VCOSS welcomes broad-ranging terms of reference for Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Blog post

Reintegration and rehabilitation of prisoners in Victoria

5 January 2015 – Victoria’s prisoners are overwhelmingly people who have faced significant disadvantage in their lives. A VCOSS submission to the Victorian Ombudsman's office advocates for a comprehensive strategy that focuses specifically on the unique needs of vulnerable groups to help prevent further reoffending.

Media release

Cost-of-living increases to hit vulnerable people

30 December 2014 – Cost-of-living increases will hit vulnerable Victorians hard in 2015.

Blog post

Supporting those facing holiday hardship

24 December 2014 – While wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, we also take a moment to reflect on how the holiday period can affect many people in our community who are facing disadvantage.

Blog post

Competition policy and the community sector

22 December 2014 – Potential problems that exist when trying to apply competition principles to the community sector are outlined in the Joint COSS Network Submission to the Federal Government’s Competition Review.

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