Monthly Archives: April 2015

Apr 30

Family violence is deeply traumatic for the people and families involved, and has consequences for the justice, health, housing, education


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Apr 23

Moves by the Victorian Government to stop energy retailers from being able to vary prices midway through fixed-term contracts or


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Apr 22

Finding ways to connect people with the information and services that can support them can be a challenge. VCOSS member,


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Apr 21

The 2015-16 state budget, to be presented in May 2015, presents an excellent opportunity for the Victorian Government to fund


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Apr 20

Evidence of Victoria’s affordable housing crisis continues mount. In Melbourne alone, there are over 50,000 households living in unaffordable rental


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Apr 16

Community sector organisations face growing demand from Victorians with increasingly complex needs. The sector needs a sustainable and appropriately indexed


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Apr 15

Victorian energy retailers are breaching customer protections and wrongfully disconnecting people from their essential energy supplies at a growing and


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Apr 13

It is clear that Victoria today is facing a jobs crisis. Youth unemployment is at its highest level since the


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The state government can increase vulnerable people’s ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from disaster and emergency events


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Apr 8

It is time for Victoria to pursue a new approach to reducing crime in the community that addresses the reasons


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Apr 7

City of Whittlesea leads the way with its Safe in Our Homes, Safe in Our Communities Family Violence and Gender


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Apr 1

Victoria’s unemployment and youth unemployment rates are at their highest levels in decades. In late 2014 the State’s unemployment rate


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