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Energy hardship review must put customers first - Our response to Essential Services Commission draft report vcoss.org.au/media-release/…
So pleased to see the buzz of tweets from #EducationState forum today. Thanks to all for your passion and work around this positive agenda.
Victoria’s community sector is a significant contributor to the state’s economy and society, as outlined in two new Victorian Council of Social Service reports.
Working closely with people in the community is one of the best ways to design services and programs that will help them overcome the forms of disadvantage they face, a new VCOSS paper says.
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RMIT University and VCOSS are proud to present the RMIT/VCOSS Partnership, aiming to further enhance the research capability of Victoria’s community service sector.
1 September 2015 – Stronger protections and better support for energy customers facing hardship must be at the centre of any response to Victoria’s spiralling rate of electricity and gas disconnections, says the Victorian Council of Social Service. “The Essential Services Commission has diagnosed […]
25 August 2015 – A report from Carers Australia estimates that more than 1 in 8 Australians are providing informal care in 2015 and warns of an ever-widening gap between demand and supply.
24 August 2015 – A first of its kind for the Victorian community sector, the RMIT-VCOSS PhD Scholarship aims to strengthen the community sector’s research capacity and improve its ability to support people to overcome disadvantage.
20 August 2015 – Australia needs to increase its investment in chronic disease prevention to reduce the burden of chronic disease on disadvantaged communities, and address the barriers that prevent people accessing timely, affordable health care.
19 August 2015 – People with disability should have the same right to use public transport as everyone else. VCOSS has had a long history of advocacy for improved public transport in Victoria, including for accessibility improvements to the public transport system.Find more media releasesRead the VCOSS Voice blog