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Governments should begin harnessing the power of community organisations in disaster planning, according to a new report from the Victorian Council of Social Service.
Community organisations are the key to helping Victorians prepare for and overcome disasters and it is time to bring them into the frontline of emergency management planning.
Funding to develop an Aboriginal treaty, a LGBTI inclusive Victoria and implementing the state's multicultural policy are positive investments to improve social cohesion in the 2017 Victorian Budget.
Recovery from an emergency cannot be resilient unless the community is resilient to begin with.
VCOSS views the proposed redesign as an opportunity to strengthen, rather than diminish, financial wellbeing and capability services, particularly at a time of heightened financial stress.
Victoria has a problem with the repeat and violent offending behaviours by a small number of young offenders. But we can’t arrest our way out of this problem.
This video, prepared for VCOSS’s 70th birthday celebration at the Melbourne Town Hall in November 2016, charts the organisation’s progress and evolution through the decades.