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A new 'place based approach' to drive better health outcomes is being rolled out in the Latrobe Valley. Our take:… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
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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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27 October 2016 – Communities in the Latrobe Valley have a strong appetite to re-establish a sense of place and pride. Integrated social and economic development plans must be place-based, and must address current and future health, social, educational and employment needs.
22 October 2016 – A coalition of sporting and social groups is calling on the Victorian Government to make sport more affordable for children from disadvantaged families. In Victoria, more than 75% of kids from well-off families play weekend sport, compared to just 50% from […]
21 October 2016 – You'll be familiar with the scepticism and scorn that surrounds awareness events. “What happens after Anti-Poverty Week?” the cynic will ask. “We go back to ignoring poverty?” They’re good gags, but cheap shots.
17 October 2016 – Victoria has reached a sombre milestone, with a record 726,900 people now living in poverty. New figures released to mark the start of Anti-Poverty Week reveal 12.8 per cent of Victorians are living below the breadline. People in regional areas […]
12 October 2016 – Victoria’s peak social advocacy body is sending every state MP, local council and community leader a blueprint to fight poverty and disadvantage in their backyard. The blueprint is contained in the new Victorian Council of Social Service policy report, Communities […]Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog