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Helping young people experiencing homelessness keep faith in ‘the system’

27 February 2017 – Young people experiencing homelessness often miss out on support because there’s no plan or specialist support associated with their mental health and substance use warns Melbourne City Mission’s Molly OShaughnessy.   The specialist homelessness system acts as a safety net when […]


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VCOSS applauds ‘game changing’ $2.1b social housing package

23 February 2017 – The Victorian Council of Social Service has applauded the establishment of a new $1 billion Victorian Social Housing Growth Fund. “This is a smart and significant investment that will change the lives of thousands of Victorians,” VCOSS CEO Emma King […]


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Community safety undermined by youth justice realignment

6 February 2017 – Changes to the youth justice system announced today are a retrograde step that will not improve community safety, the Victorian Council of Social Service has warned. Responsibility for youth justice will shift from the Department of Human Services to the […]


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Unfair Centrelink clawback must stop

31 January 2017 – Tens of thousands of Australians have been issued with trumped up debt notices. Then they're guilted and cajoled into paying money they might not even owe. Enough is enough.


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Moving the homeless on does not make them disappear

18 January 2017 – Let’s not think for a moment that by moving people on or placing them in temporary accommodation like rooming houses and motels that the homelessness problem will go away.

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Mediation Short Course - Relationships Australia Victoria
Auspicing Webinar
Reforming rental laws: VCOSS consultation
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Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria
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Mediation Short Course Assessment Day - Relationships Australia Victoria
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Communicating with traumatised children and young people
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Let’s Talk about the “C” Word. Managing Conflict in the Workplace - New workshop!
New Managers and Communication for Managers
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Love Your Tender - webinar series - session 1
Melbourne Disability Research to Action Forum
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Modern Award Review Update
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"So You've Made it to Manager...how to survive and thrive!" 2 Day Seminar
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Not-for-profits - Getting Started Webinar
Love Your Tender – webinar series – session 2
DARU Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum
The Hearing Voices Approach
2 DAY WORKSHOP: (Workshop 1) The FOUNDATION COACH APPROACH (Melbourne)
ECIA VC: NDIS BARWON ROUND TABLE
Test event
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Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution CHC81115 course
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The Essentials: National Standards Workshop- Newly Revised
The Essentials: Volunteer Management and Supervision - Newly revised
The Future CFO - Unlocking the tools for the future

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