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Why you should care about increased “competition” in social services.

25 August 2016 – Competition in the delivery of social services isn't entirely new. So why are alarms bells sounding in some quarters?


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The ins and outs of co-design

25 August 2016 – Would a business unveil a new product without first engaging in extensive market testing? Of course not. Yet, in the past, this was exactly what we've done with new social policy.


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STATEMENT—Ridesharing in Victoria.

23 August 2016 – Victoria’s peak social advocacy body VCOSS has cautiously welcomed changes to the state’s taxi and ridesharing system.


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Keeping kids in school

22 August 2016 – The reasons kids become disengaged from school are often complex, and having the right supports in place is crucial to preventing it.


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The world’s most liveable city? Beware “Mirage Melbourne”

19 August 2016 – Take a walk down Bourke Street, under the gaze of Parliament House, and try telling a man sleeping rough on the pavement that he’s living in the world’s “most liveable city”.

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Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515) Ringwood
Outreach Safety for Support Staff
Victorian Ombudsman information session in Ballarat
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Getting Started for Not-for-profits webinar
Victorian Ombudsman information session in Horsham
Professional training to improve outcomes for parents with learning difficulties
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Engaging fathers in family based programs
Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Bullying: Webinar for Not-for-profits
Managing challenging behaviours workshop
Professional training to improve outcomes for parents with learning difficulties
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Working with men's responses to conflict and domestic violence
HR Essentials
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Power to Persuade Symposium and Women's Policy Action Tank Policy Forum
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National Standards Introduction
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Introduction to Women's Relationship With Money (PD Workshop)
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Multicultural Volunteering: Empowering People, Connecting Communities
Victorian Gender Equality Strategy - STEM industries, start-ups and small business
Victorian Gender Equality Strategy - Consultation with culturally and linguistically diverse communities
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Dealing with Difficult Calls (PD Workshop)
Free Hearing Checks for Hearing Awareness Week
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Creating Essential Partnerships: How to Position Your Organisation to Welcome and Cultivate Corporate Volunteers
Victorian Gender Equality Strategy - Consultation with Senior Victorians
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Making it Matter: Increasing Your Corporate Volunteering ROI by creating Transformative Experiences
Victorian Gender Equality Strategy - Consultation with young people
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Legal Issues of the Capacity in the Health Arena

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