Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dec 24

The cost of living for all Victorian households is set to increase in 2016 with the Victorian Council of Social


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Dec 21

Submission to the issues paper for the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 Review.


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Key information, resources and links to help people and communities prepare for the summer bushfire season.


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Dec 18

We are pleased to award the inaugural RMIT-VCOSS PhD scholarship to Liz Hudson, who was chosen for her long history


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An early summer heatwave for Victoria serves as a warning about the dangers posed to vulnerable people by extreme heat


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Dec 17

Vocational education and training (VET) provides people with the skills needed to gain and sustain meaningful employment. It also plays


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Dec 16

Extreme heat events, whether a single day of extreme temperature, or a heatwave – a prolonged period of high temperatures


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Any overhaul of Victoria’s Vocational Education and Training sector should support students with higher needs and disadvantaged learners, and invest


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Dec 15

A growing number of Victorian workers are facing involuntary job loss due to business closures, downsizing or their particular jobs


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Dec 14

Paris climate change accord offers opportunity to mitigate the impact of extreme climate events which hit vulnerable people hardest.


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Dec 11

Councils of Social Service across the country have rejected the effort at so-called tax ‘reform’ emerging from the Treasurer’s and


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VCOSS believes the Multi-purpose Taxi Program (MPTP) can be transformed into a broader mobility assistance program subsidising a diversity of transport options


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Dec 10

The Service Agreement is used as a standard agreement for the contracting of services from the community sector by the


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Dec 9

People with disability need strong advocacy to end the culture of abuse that is experienced by so many says the


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Dec 8

Consumer Action released a report, Heat or Eat, in August this year, detailing the experience of six Victorians who have


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