Monthly Archives: August 2016

Aug 31

Private companies have been using data to anticipate demand and enhance their service offerings for years. Is it time the


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Aug 25

Competition in the delivery of social services isn't entirely new. So why are alarms bells sounding in some quarters?


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Would a business unveil a new product without first engaging in extensive market testing? Of course not. Yet, in the


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Aug 23

Victoria’s peak social advocacy body VCOSS has cautiously welcomed changes to the state’s taxi and ridesharing system.


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Aug 22

The reasons kids become disengaged from school are often complex, and having the right supports in place is crucial to


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Aug 19

Take a walk down Bourke Street, under the gaze of Parliament House, and try telling a man sleeping rough on


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Aug 12

Victoria’s community sector charities are contributing billions to the state’s economy and creating thousands of jobs, despite suffering under convoluted


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Victoria’s community sector charities work to support and connect people, strengthen communities and advocate for a fair and just society. More than


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Aug 9

Four Corners shocked Australia with images from inside the Don Dale detention centre, prompting widespread condemnation and a Royal Commission.


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Aug 4

The world is awash with data. Big data can provide the community sector with the tools it needs to improve


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Aug 1

Poker machines do immeasurably more harm than good. They create and exacerbate the social disadvantage VCOSS members are then asked


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