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Prevent family violence

19 March 2018 – Victoria has led the way in moving against family violence. Now it's time to keep the momentum rolling, by investing in initiatives that prevent it happening in the first place.


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Increase advocacy support for people with disability

15 March 2018 – With demand for disability advocates rising by 70 per cent, the Productivity Commission says the Victorian Government should increase advocacy funding by more than $2 million to meet people's needs.


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Media release

Homelessness Census data a ‘wake up call’: VCOSS

14 March 2018 – New Census data revealing a 13.6% increase in homelessness demonstrates just how far Australia has to go to solve this devastating issue. “This is a wake up call to all Australians,” VCOSS CEO Emma King said. “A bipartisan, coordinated, compassionate […]


Media release

Energy reforms require careful consideration

11 March 2018 – VCOSS statement regarding the Victorian Government’s formal response to the Review of Electricity and Gas Retail Markets in Victoria. These remarks are attributable to VCOSS CEO Emma King: The Victorian Government is right to take the time and think carefully about […]


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Support young people in state care to the age of 21

7 March 2018 – One welcome outcome of the Tasmanian election was a bipartisan commitment to extending support for young people in state care from the age of 18 to 21. This makes sense on so many fronts, and it's time Victoria did the same thing.

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CHCDFV002 Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence (Broadmeadows)
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Smart Safe: Digital Safety Family Violence and Risk Assessment (Ballarat)
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Respectful Relationships - Whole School Approach (Ballarat)
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Social Work Action Network Narrm (Melbourne) Affiliation Meeting
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Legal education seminar for social workers: Minimising your legal risk
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Diversity in Disaster Conference
CBT Masterclass for alcohol and other drug professionals
CHCDFV002 Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence (Mildura)
Well-being and sustainability for Family Violence Workers
Tokenomx: Asia - Crypto Conference
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Grant Writing Training - Morwell, Gippsland
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Finance Essentials Training for Non-profits - Gippsland
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YOUth exCHANGE
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Skilful use of mindfulness in therapeutic practice
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Social media and the law for not-for-profits
Social media and the law for not-for-profits
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