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New rules to protect parents from excessive school fee requests

13 January 2017 – Education in a state school isn't really free, with parents increasingly asked to pay extra fees and charges. Do you know your obligations?


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Up, up, prices are up… in 2017

31 December 2016 – VCOSS is warning Victorians to be alert to a series of price hikes due to take effect in 2017. The cost of many household essentials and basic services—including public transport, energy, water, postage and some council rates—will jump in the New […]


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Extreme heat exposes social injustice

22 December 2016 – For vulnerable Victorians, our summer heatwaves are more than just an excuse to head to the beach, they are a real threat to health and wellbeing.


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2016 Christmas Resources

21 December 2016 – Christmas is a time of stress, loneliness or other challenges for many Victorians. Learn how you can help out...


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Targeted investments needed to combat growing inequality

20 December 2016 – Victoria’s peak social advocacy body has warned not all Victorians are benefiting from the state’s social and economic growth, and is proposing a range of targeted investments to turn the tide.

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