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MAKING A DIFFERENCE. Anti-Poverty Week is an opportunity to draw attention to the causes and effects of poverty, and to advocate for change. Now is the time to get involved.
ANALYSIS. Victoria is fast becoming an outlier by letting landlords rent out 'slum' properties to low-income tenants. We need minimum standards for rental properties.
From gatherings in community halls, to the corridors of Parliament, and the boardrooms of business, people have power right across the spectrum to raise their voices and fight for a fair and just society. Insight 15 – People taking power describes the many ways this is being done right across Victoria.
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20 September 2016 – 10,000 Victorian students are disengaging from education every year. But if we’re willing to listen and be flexible, we can help keep our kids in school.
16 September 2016 – One in ten young Australians are not in education, employment or training. They’re neither “earning” nor “learning”. What if we already have the answer?
15 September 2016 – When a major earthquake shook Christchurch in September 2010, bridges and buildings weren’t the only things put under pressure.
8 September 2016 – Victoria is fast becoming an outlier by not having minimum standards for rental properties
31 August 2016 – Private companies have been using data to anticipate demand and enhance their service offerings for years. Is it time the community sector tapped this resource too?Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog