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Improve the lives of people with disability and carers

28 April 2016  |  

The NDIS is a chance to improve the lives of people with disability, however, is a major change in the way services are provided. People with disability and disability service organisations need support to manage the change. VCOSS is pleased the state government has committed funds to close the last disability institution in Victoria and provide additional support for the transition to the NDIS.

By under #budget-response, Advocacy, Budget, Disability, State Budget, State Politics

Unleashing the power of communities: A social innovation fund for place-based initiatives

8 January 2016  |  

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the Victorian government help communities overcome entrenched disadvantage by establishing a social innovation fund to support place-based initiatives that enable organisations to participate without needing to cut existing community services they deliver to people.

By under Budget, Children and families, Rural and regional, State Budget