Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oct 31

People with disability have the right to be safe and receive high quality services. VCOSS believes that a robust registration


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VCOSS welcome the development of an inclusive education policy to support the learning and development of students with disability. Overall


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Revisit the moment that convinced Victorian Coroner Jacqui Hawkins of the need for a safe injecting trial in North Richmond.


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Oct 30

New reforms should stop public housing tenants being slugged unreasonable costs for damages and repairs, writes the Victorian Public Tenants'


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Oct 26

The Federal Government is abandoning good faith negotiations with Victoria over homelessness funding and risking the wellbeing of thousands of


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Oct 19

Overall, the report confirms what VCOSS and our members have been saying: while the NDIS is improving the lives of


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Oct 17

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) strongly supports the intent of the information sharing scheme to protect children from


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VCOSS members work with vulnerable Victorians in many different types of services. Work in community services requires trust between practitioner


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Oct 10

New rules for power companies in Victoria will help stop struggling energy users incurring big debts or being disconnected, the


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Oct 8

The Victorian Government has delivered a big win for renters, putting fairness back at the centre of the state’s tenancy


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Oct 4

In the new report ‘Stuck in traffic? Road congestion in Sydney and Melbourne‘ the Grattan Institute has suggested the Victorian


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