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Working with a new Labor Government to build a Victoria without poverty vcoss.org.au/working-with-a…
"Through adversity, to the stars". Kelly Vincent dropping the Latin proverbs at #StellaYoung memorial. Class.
Victoria’s unemployment rate is rising and it is people who already face disadvantage who are affected most often, for the longest periods, and with the most serious consequences. Tackling unemployment lays out the key strategies for a workforce participation plan to help all Victorians get back to work.
In the lead up to the 2014 State Election VCOSS sat down with incoming Victorian Government Ministers James Merlino, Jenny Mikakos and Richard Wynne from the ALP to explore their vision for a Victoria without poverty.
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Analysing the new state government’s policies against the VCOSS 2014 State Election Platform - Top 12 ways to build a Victoria without poverty.
18 December 2014 – Analysing the new state government’s policies against the VCOSS 2014 State Election Platform – Top 12 ways to build a Victoria without poverty With the election of the new Andrews Labor Government, VCOSS is looking forward to a new era […]
19 December 2014 – Climate change, along with a population that is both ageing and growing in its diversity, has unprecedented implications for emergency planning in Victoria. About 100 people attended the Victorian Departments of Health and Human Services’ Victoria Future Forum on 5 […]
18 December 2014 – New data from the Essential Services Commission shows Victorians are being disconnected from their energy supply at record levels, and we now lead the nation in the number of people cut off from electricity and gas, warns the Victorian Council of […]
17 December 2014 – The concept of being homeless in Australia never crossed 30-year-old Kashif's mind when he fled here from Pakistan seeking asylum. The Baptcare Sanctuary program houses asylum seekers like Kashif who face homelessness whilst awaiting the outcome of their protection visa application.
11 December 2014 – In the lead up to the 2014 State Election VCOSS sat down with Colleen Hartland from The Greens to explore her party’s vision for a Victoria without poverty. You can watch this wide ranging interview or review the transcript below. (0:08) […]
4 December 2014 – Legal assistance services need $200 million a year to narrow Australia’s growing justice gap for people facing disadvantage, the Productivity Commission has said in its final Access to Justice Arrangements report.Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog