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Vale Fiona Richardson whose commitment to eradicating violence against women & children will always be remembered. Such terribly sad news.
The VRET is an important and welcome development for Victoria. VCOSS's focus will be making sure the transition is… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Below are the latest submissions and reports published by VCOSS. You can also subscribe to the Documents RSS feed.
The NDIS Code of Conduct sets out the obligations providers and workers are expected to comply with when delivering NDIS services. It forms a central component of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
Victorians are being pushed to the edge by electricity price rises. Our bills are now the second highest in Australia (following South Australia). Electricity prices are rising faster than inflation, wages and income support payments. People are making trade-offs on food and other essentials, and sometimes experiencing great psychological stress, in order to stay connected.
VCOSS believes people with disability living in supported disability accommodation (SDA) should have the same tenancy rights as other people living in the general community, but with several additional protections.
Victorians need fair and equitable access to legal aid. Read our submission to @VicLegalAid Means Test Review https://t.co/FjNS9IFOhb pic.twitter.com/0Yhghri8yp
It is increasingly tough to stay connected to power and providing support for people in payment difficulty is more important than ever.
Law reform to improve the court experience for victim/survivors of family violence and sexual assault have been ongoing for more than a decade in Victoria. However, the culture within the legal system in relation these crimes has proven difficult to shift.
The Victorian Government is rushing through dangerously regressive legislation that will make the state’s youth justice system cruel and less effective.
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.
Recovery from an emergency cannot be resilient unless the community is resilient to begin with.