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Kinship carers need much more than a fairer payment system

VCOSS submission to the Victorian Ombudsman’s investigation28 April 2017  |  

While financial concerns are a problem for kinship carers, it is difficult to separate financial support for kinship carers from the other types of support they need.

Published by under Advocacy, Carers, Children, Children and families, Pay Equity, Policy Areas, Young People and Families
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Landmark family violence report a turning point in addressing the scourge of family violence

30 March 2016  |  

The Victorian Council of Social Service has said the report delivered by the Royal Commission into Family Violence is “a landmark moment and a turning point in addressing the scourge of family violence in Victoria”.

Published by under Advocacy, Children, Children and families, Community sector, Community sector strengthening, Disability, Energy and Water, Essential Services, Family violence, Housing, State Budget, State Politics, Women, Young People and Families