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Productivity Commission lukewarm on NDIS implementation

19 October 2017 – Overall, the report confirms what VCOSS and our members have been saying: while the NDIS is improving the lives of many people with disability, not everyone is benefiting.


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New rules will help fight energy disconnections: VCOSS

10 October 2017 – New rules for power companies in Victoria will help stop struggling energy users incurring big debts or being disconnected, the Victorian Council of Social Service said. The Essential Services Commission today released its new Payment Difficulty Framework, designed to protect […]


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Victoria delivers for renters

8 October 2017 – The Victorian Government has delivered a big win for renters, putting fairness back at the centre of the state’s tenancy laws, according to the Victorian Council of Social Service. “Renters have been getting a raw deal in Victoria, with dodgy […]


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Melbourne congestion tax ‘risks hitting people on low-incomes’.

4 October 2017 – In the new report ‘Stuck in traffic? Road congestion in Sydney and Melbourne‘ the Grattan Institute has suggested the Victorian Government should introduce a ‘congestion tax’, making it more expensive for people to drive in central Melbourne. The think tank […]


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STATEMENT FROM THE VCOSS BOARD: MARRIAGE EQUALITY

22 September 2017 – True love is elusive. It’s difficult to define, hard to find and even harder to keep. So when two people find this most ephemeral of things in each other, we should all rejoice. Neither their gender nor their sexuality should […]

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Using Your Story in Peer Work
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Governance and a well run Board (Committee)
8th Annual Health Social Work Research Symposium
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Mediating Property & Financial Matters
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Community services industry planning consultation - Bendigo
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Community services industry planning consultation - Traralgon
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Maximising Personal Effectiveness
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Motivational Interviewing
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Sprout Summit 2017
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Community services industry planning consultation - Benalla
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Public Speaking in the Workplace: A Beginners’ Guide for Leaders and Managers of Volunteers
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Effectively Manage and Prevent Workplace Bullying
Applied Gender Analysis Workshop
Victorian Branch Annual Meeting 2017
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Understanding Conflict Styles
Community services industry planning consultation - Wyndham
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The Impact of Trauma on Brain and Early Child Development
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Child Focused Techniques
AUSTRALIA IN 2030: CREATING THE FUTURE WE WANT
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Voice Profiling
Respectful Relationships in Victoria: Setting the scene
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Leadership Practice - Workshop One
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Leadership Performance - Workshop Two

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