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Walk alongside – Co-designing social initiatives with people experiencing vulnerabilities

4 August 2015  |  

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. Walk alongside outlines co-design principles and practices to help bring people, community workers and the government together to best design the social programs, services and support people need.

Published by under Advocacy, Disability, Human Rights Charter, Policy Areas, Welfare
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Extending ‘move on’ powers in Victoria

17 February 2014  |  

Parliament will consider the Summary Offences and Sentencing Amendment Bill 2013 this week. The Bill amends the Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) by expanding the grounds on which move-on directions can be given by police and protective service officers (PSO). It also introduces ‘exclusion orders’ which may be used to exclude people from a particular public place for up to 12 months.

By under Advocacy, Human Rights Charter, Justice, Justice, State Politics, State Politics