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Sep 17

 Victorian Voices a special Facebook Live series brought to you in partnership with ABC Melbourne. This episode was aired


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I just pray every day that we will be allowed to go outside of the suburb, just to get food.


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Sep 14

VCOSS submission to the NDIS Support Coordination Discussion Paper


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Sep 11

Victorians warn they’ll need to forego food and medicine with planned cuts to JobSeeker.


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Sep 10

 Victorian Voices a special Facebook Live series brought to you in partnership with ABC Melbourne. This episode was aired


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Sep 8

A monthly discussion forum to guide community organisations through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Sep 7

The REIV need to pull their heads in and retract this misguided, callous and dangerous directive.


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Sep 3

Managing work, money, our health and legal rights during the pandemic.


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Sep 1

Submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability – Rights and Attitudes Issues Paper


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Aug 31

We're teaming up with ABC Melbourne to help deliver important COVID-related information direct into communities.


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Aug 27

Investing in the community services industry is smart. It’s an investment in the future for the wellbeing of all Victorians.


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Aug 25

Victoria is currently experiencing disproportionately high rates of youth unemployment due to COVID-19 and this is expected to rise even


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Aug 17

VCOSS submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability


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Aug 14

I could see the doctors talking but couldn’t understand what they were saying. It was very isolating.


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Aug 10

A monthly discussion forum to guide community organisations through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Aug 9

Submission to the Victorian Parliament’s PAEC Inquiry into Victoria’s Response to COVID-19


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Aug 5

If we're not bold enough to do what's required now, will we ever be?


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The jury is in. Victorians want more public and community housing.


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Jul 29

"If I'd been in a private high-rise block, there is no way known they could have got away with it."


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Jul 28

VCOSS Submission to the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor Family violence causes serious social, economic and health consequences. While it


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Jul 24

“We’re all in this together” goes the spin. But we’re not. Differential disadvantage means low-income people suffer more, for longer.


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Jul 17

To support low-income Victorians through this crisis, regulatory changes must be accompanied by a combination of targeted financial support and


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Jul 16

Jinghua Qian turned freelance. A week later, COVID-19 shut down the country.


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Jul 14

A high-quality post-secondary education and training system is a corner stone for social and economic inclusion.


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Jul 13

If authorities are forced to impose localised 'hard lockdowns' again, how should they do it better?


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Jul 9

"Thousands of masked faces on the street in the middle of a pandemic, thousands of voices chanting, 'bla(c)k lives matter'."


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Jul 8

The pandemic is far from over. So the Commonwealth's financial supports must continue.


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Jul 4

This is public health decision, and we don't quibble with that. But we need to get this right.


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Jul 3

A monthly discussion forum to guide community organisations through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Jul 1

Introduction The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the draft Long Service Benefits


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