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Cut the cost of living for people on low incomes

29 April 2016 – Despite increasing average living standards in Australia, these benefits are not equally shared. People earning low incomes, especially those renting, experience greater cost-of-living increases and slower income growth, than people on high incomes. Investing in activities that help low-income households […]


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Generate adequate revenue to fulfil community aspirations

29 April 2016 – The 2016 Victorian Budget projects substantial surpluses over the next four years. This is driven by revenue rising faster than expenditure over the four years. Revenue is expected to grow by an average of 3.4 per cent per annum over the […]


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Help people facing disadvantage gain work and skills

29 April 2016 – Work is fundamental to the Victorian economy and a key contributor to people’s sense of identity and wellbeing. Helping people facing disadvantage to gain work skills and participate in the workforce is of great benefit to them individually, to their […]


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Build cohesive and resilient communities

29 April 2016 – VCOSS commends the 2016 Victorian Budget for its support for LGBTI community members, with the announcement of a new Pride Centre, a new LGBTI grants program and support to combat homophobia in rural and regional Victoria. Increasing support for and […]


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Investments for the Latrobe Valley in response to the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

29 April 2016 – Many communities across the Latrobe Valley, and Morwell in particular, have suffered from severe social and health disadvantage for many years. These were highlighted following the 2014 Hazelwood Mine Fire, with the Board of Inquiry stating that the fire had […]

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Dual diagnosis for the community sector
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Dementia Program – Carers, Families and the System
Understanding and Responding to the needs of older LGBTI People
Foundations in borderline personality disorder for the mental health community support sector workforce
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Community Managed Mental Health Leadership and Management Program Elsternwick
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Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Refugee Communities in Child and Family Welfare Settings
Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Refugee Communities in Child and Family Welfare Settings
Professional supervision
Child Inclusive Practice Training Course
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Money Minded Facilitator Training (FREE)
Dementia Program – Carers, Families and the System
Carers Get Frustrated Too
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Money Minded Facilitator Training (FREE)
AHURI conference, My way home: competition and choice in human services
Disability Program – Carers, Families and the System
Better Start - Moving Forward Workshops
Care Coordination
2016 Shared Value Forum
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Person-Centred Review Training
Stepping into Your Future
Information Roadshows
Care Coordination
Applied Gender Analysis Workshop
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Community Managed Mental Health Leadership and Management Program Dandenong
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Winning Presentation Skills
Mastering IT – on a shoestring
Professional supervision
Intervention Orders: What to expect when applying for one
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Difficult Conversations
Dementia Program – Carers, Families and the System
Community Managed Mental Health Leadership and Management Program Dandenong
Surviving Relationship Separation - Webinar
Werribee community sector information session
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Carer Support Group Facilitator Training
How to prevent a neighbourhood disagreement from becoming a dispute
Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515) Bendigo
Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515) Wodonga
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Workshop: Asking adults the hard questions, creating a safe place to respond to family violence
Writing and Presenting Board papers
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Skilful use of mindfulness in therapeutic work with clients and individual practice with Gabrielle Perversi
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Dementia Program – Carers, Families and the System
Better Start - Moving Forward Workshops
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North Eastern Melbourne Area NDIS Readiness Group
National Standards (Master Class)
Disability Program – Carers, Families and the System
Advanced motivational interviewing
Caring Again?
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Women and Food Workshop
VICSERV Community Managed Mental Health Leadership and Management program - Bendigo
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Board Builder Conference 2016

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