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Ryan Sheales
VCOSS Communications Director

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A comprehensive report on how Victorians feel—and what they want—after years of COVID stress, restrictions and hardship.
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Significant jobs growth in the community sector must be properly supported and managed. 
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Victoria will increase current funding to help services meet rising costs.
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VCOSS statement of the departure of Ministers Merlino, Foley, Neville and Pakula.
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Victoria is on an absolute winner with its new $9 billion early childhood package.
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The 2022 Victorian Budget is one of the leanest in years
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Knowingly pushing 200,000 Victorians into poverty is a terrible start to our post-COVID recovery.
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VCOSS will continue to be an ally to Victoria’s trans and gender diverse community.
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This is a smart and positive budget, with a big investment in mental health at its core.
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Air pollution is a severe threat to children and people already experiencing ill-health or disadvantage.
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Pandemic supports are ending. It’s not going to be pretty.
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The Royal Commission’s final report is detailed, ambitious and significant.
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Power companies must remember these customers are real people and energy is an essential service.
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It can be painful to watch people give gifts and attend family gatherings when you can’t do the same.
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“The pandemic has made bold interventions a necessity, and the government isn’t missing its shot.”
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Everybody needs a home that stays cool in summer and warm in winter.
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“A single investment of this scale has not been seen in many decades, if ever. It’s a gamechanger.”
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Victorians warn they’ll need to forego food and medicine with planned cuts to JobSeeker.
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The REIV need to pull their heads in and retract this misguided, callous and dangerous directive.
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We’re teaming up with ABC Melbourne to help deliver important COVID-related information direct into communities.
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