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Strengthening the state: A snapshot of Victoria’s community sector charities

21 May 2015  |  

A new VCOSS report gives a snapshot of the contribution of Victoria's community sector charities to the state's economy and society, with charities employing almost 97,000 people, generating about $13 billion in income a year and being supported by almost 135,000 volunteers.

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Strengthening the state: A snapshot of Victoria’s community sector charities

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A new VCOSS report gives a snapshot of the contribution of Victoria’s community sector charities to the state’s economy and society, with charities employing almost 97,000 people, generating about $13 billion in income a year and being supported by almost 135,000 volunteers.

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2015-16 State Budget Snapshot: Strengthening the community sector to help people thrive

8 May 2015  |  

VCOSS welcomes the funding certainty provided to community sector organisations in the 2015-16 Victorian State Budget. The state government has allocated $935 million towards covering community sector wage increases mandated under the Equal Remuneration Order (ERO). This will assist community organisations to meet the costs of increased wages and attract and retain skilled, professional staff.

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2014 State Election BLOG POST

Fairer community sector funding: party announcements

24 November 2014  |  

VCOSS has called on all political parties to establish a fair funding model for community service organisations including funding for wage increases mandated by the Social, Community and Disability Services Industry Equal Remuneration Order 2012 and indexation of funding that meets the real increase in costs of providing services.

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Strategic and financial planning for community organisations

1 October 2014  |  

The roll-out of the NDIS, cuts to government spending on social services and recommissioning were just some of the trends discussed with community sector participants receiving valuable financial and strategic planning tips at the latest bankmecu-VCOSS Finance Network workshop.

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