Monthly Archives: October 2015

Oct 29

Early Childhood Awards finalists and winners represent some of the best practice in early years support and exemplify the kinds


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Oct 28

Following the publication this week of their landmark study Educational Opportunity in Australia 2015, Mitchell Institute Director Dr Sara Glover


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Oct 27

The retirement of Bernie Geary AOM from the role of Victorian Children and Young People’s Commissioner is a timely moment


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The Whittlesea Community Connections emergency relief survey for 2014 paints a comprehensive picture of the level of need in one


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Oct 22

Anti-Poverty Week seeks to strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the world and


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Oct 21

The upcoming summer in south-eastern Australia is being predicted to be one of the warmest and driest in decades, with


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Oct 15

Early Childhood Consultation Paper VCOSS Submission: Addressing the impacts of poverty and disadvantage on children


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On 29 September 2015, over 100 people joined the Ageing, Disability and Mental Health (ADMH) Collaborative Panel at a special


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Oct 14

Both the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) and the Social Equity and Wellbeing Network (SEWN) – formerly the Christchurch


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Low-income Victorian households need a hardship framework that ensures people are not unfairly disconnected from essential services, along with new


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Oct 13

Supporting Customers, Avoiding Labels VCOSS submission to the Energy Hardship Inquiry draft report


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Oct 1

This week the State Coroner, Judge Ian Gray, handed down his findings from the inquest into the tragic death of


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