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Blog post

Help students with disability thrive in education

16 February 2018 – School has gone back for another year, but many students with disability are being left behind, without the support they need to participate fully and thrive in school life.


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Introduce minimum rental standards

12 February 2018 – The time to end shoddy rental housing, and introduce minimum standards for heating, cooling, cooking and bathing facilities has well and truly arrived.


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Media release

New employment target for people with disability is a positive ‘first step’

8 February 2018 – VCOSS has welcomed a new plan by the Victorian Government to improve work, study and business opportunities for Victorians with a disability.


Picture of the FSSI Cert III in Individual Support Scholarship Class of 2017.
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Waive fees for high-growth community service qualifications

8 February 2018 – With a rapidly growing shortfall in qualified social service workers, and vocational educators struggling to attract students, waiving fees for health and social service courses in Victoria would help attract new people to this growing industry and plug the workforce gap, VCOSS' State Budget Submission says.


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Be cool this weekend ☀️

25 January 2018 – If anyone you know is likely to be at risk during hot weather, help them get the advice and support they need.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid
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Top Legal Issues for Board Members Webinar
1st Asia Pacific Safe & Together™ Model Conference
CHCDFV002 Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence (Melbourne CBD)
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Social Work Management and Leadership Panel Discussion
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The Use of Advanced Forms of Mindfulness in Social Work Practice
The Use of Advanced Forms of Mindfulness in Social Work Practice
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CHCDFV002 Provide support to children affected by domestic and family violence (Sale)
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Privacy: A New Data Breach
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CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (Dandenong)
VCOSS State Election Platform Consultation: Healthy, cohesive and resilient people and communities
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