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VCOSS backs condemnation of cruel child ‘lockdowns’

23 March 2017 – Victorians will be rightly horrified by the revelations in The Same Four Walls, a new investigation into cruel and ineffective management techniques being used in our youth prisons. The report from the Commission for Children and Young People, finds staff […]


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Warning on NDIS mental health gaps

22 March 2017 – Did you know a large number of people living with serious mental health conditions—up to 10,000 in Victoria alone—could miss out under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.


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Carers desperately need a pay rise

15 March 2017 – When we place more demands on our foster carers, we have a responsibility to provide them with additional support.


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Sending more Victorians to prison is not making us safer

8 March 2017 – Sending more and more people to prison is not making Victoria any safer. Through justice reinvestment we can redirect prison dollars to community programs that help stop crime occurring in the first place.


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STATEMENT—Longer leases are welcome, but renters’ rights must not be reduced

2 March 2017 – Victoria’s peak social advocacy body has given qualified support to a State Government plan to make it easier for renters to broker five-year tenancy deals. The below remarks are attributable to Victorian Council of Social Service CEO Emma King: “VCOSS […]

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FSSI Research Consultation
Love Your Tender – webinar series – session 3
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Special Corporate Volunteering Breakfast Event: How Can Corporate Volunteering Go Further to Support Your Cause?
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Finance Essentials Training
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Board Builder Conference 2017
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Conflict Management
Conflict Management
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Governance for New Board Members Webinar
Love Your Tender – webinar series – session 4 (final)
Human Resources Management: How to Become an Employer of Choice - 2 day seminar
1 DAY WORKSHOP: Building organisational capacity to manage the change and stress of the NDIS (Ballarat)
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What Happens in Childhood Matters for a Lifetime
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Accredited Mediator Course
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1 DAY WORKSHOP: Assessing-Preventing-Managing Challenging Behaviour (Melbourne)
No Stone Unturned - Workplace Investigation Training
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Hearing Voices Group Facilitation
ECIA VC: S.M.A.R.T.E.R Goal Setting and Measuring Outcomes
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AASW NT Conference: Dust, Diversity & Dedication
ECIA VC: (Workshop 2) The NEXT STEP COACH APPROACH with Jacqui Snider
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AASW Victorian Branch World Social Work Day Breakfast 2017
Video storytelling for greater engagement
Responding to family violence in the workplace
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Third Annual Not for Profit Conference: Be Empowered Through Knowledge
Suicide Awareness Information Session
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ECIA VC: A Strengths-Based Approach to Working with Clients & Supervision
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Finance Essentials Training for NFPs (Gippsland)
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Volunteer Essentials: The 3R's Recruitment, Retention and Recognition
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The Impact of Trauma on Brain and Early Child Development
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Motivational Interviewing
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Governance Essentials Training
Maximising Personal Effectiveness
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Homelessness and housing solutions

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