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Oct 22

Single mother families do it tough when it comes to school costs, writes Jenny Davidson, CEO of Council of Single


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Oct 17

Home solar could get a huge kick-along in Victoria over the next few years. Under the ‘Solar Homes’ program, Labor


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Victoria’s peak social advocacy body has welcomed Victorian Labor’s pledge to build 1,000 new public housing units if re-elected.


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Oct 15

Advancing gender equality benefits not only women but society more broadly.


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The Australian government can create jobs through direct investment and leveraging its purchasing power.


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Oct 12

Unemployment, under-employment and stagnant wages are often in the headlines. One solution that is regularly pitched for these issues is


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Victoria needs an ambitious social housing building program to provide a roof to those most in need.


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Oct 11

All levels of Government must prioritise funding for the community legal sector.


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VCOSS welcomes 'best offer' notifications on energy bills and billing change notices.


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Oct 10

A co-design process is needed to set NDIS objectives and indicators, and to address a range of gaps that exist.


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In June this year the Victorian Parliament passed Australia’s first ever treaty legislation, the Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill


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Adult community education supports people to re-engage with education and go on to find meaningful work.


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Oct 8

There’s a perception that living in rural areas is cheaper than in cities, but the added cost of transport can


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Oct 5

In Victoria, over 40 per cent of people who have been in prison will commit another crime and be back


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Oct 4

With household debt at a record high, even slight interest rate rises can push family budgets to breaking point. Wages


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