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Energy hardship review must put customers first

1 September 2015  |  

Stronger protections and better support for energy customers facing hardship must be at the centre of any response to Victoria’s spiralling rate of electricity and gas disconnections, says the Victorian Council of Social Service.

World’s most liveable city? Only for some

18 August 2015  |  

Melbourne being named the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the fifth year running fails to recognise the growing disparity between those who can afford to live where there are jobs and services, and those who are living in areas of high unemployment, poor transport and entrenched disadvantage

Published under Planning

Whole community must respond to family violence

1 June 2015  |  

Victoria’s escalating rate of family violence demands a societal shift in thinking that calls our entire community to focus on preventing violence and keeping women, children and vulnerable members of our community safe.

Published under Family violence