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Government’s Homelessness Action Plan has power to change lives

13 January 2018 – VCOSS has welcomed the Victorian Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan - a comprehensive and multi-faceted response to a critical issue.

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Media release

Victorians brace for New Year’s Day price hikes

31 December 2017 – Victorians are about to get whacked by a series of price hikes in 2018, according to Victorian Council of Social Service.

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Blog post

Stop the Stigma: Letter to the Editor

22 December 2017 – Young people from migrant backgrounds comprise only a tiny percentage of those involved with the youth justice system. However, they dominate the media coverage.

Blog post

Kinship carers neglected

19 December 2017 – "Appallingly neglected": Victoria's Ombudsman sounds the alarm on the treatment of kinship carers.

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Media release

VCOSS unveils comprehensive plan to fight inequality and boost wellbeing

19 December 2017 – The Victorian Council of Social Service’s 2018 state budget submission Building A Better Victoria contains 54 recommendations to improve the state’s education, health, justice and social support systems, while also making housing and power more affordable for Victorians doing it tough.

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