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Mar 20

The poverty rate for regional Victoria is a whopping 15.1%. This needs special attention.


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Mar 18

If you're struggling to pay high energy bills, your energy company must help you.


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Mar 15

There are four things Victoria must do to ensure everyone can stay safe and well as our climate changes.


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Parents of kids with undiagnosed genetic conditions are trying to get into a research studies to find answers and avoid


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Mar 13

Victoria doesn’t have to settle for the title of Australia’s most progressive state. We can be Australia’s fairest state, too.


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Mar 1

Unemployment and underemployment, as well as physical and mental health problems, were the most common experiences of people falling behind


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Feb 27

The new Victorian energy fact sheet will replace existing price and product information statements and offer summaries.


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Feb 21

The gig economy risks creating an underclass of low-paid care workers, with no minimum employment entitlements.


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Feb 19

So how do we ensure a big and growing Melbourne delivers a good life for every person?


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Jan 31

A deliberately confusing and complex electricity market is allowing retailers to charge Victorians more.


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Jan 29

The Royal Commission must set an ambitious but achievable plan for a new approach to mental wellbeing.​


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VCOSS is urging the State Government to take significant steps to ease the financial burden for school families.


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Jan 25

Ten years ago, Victorians lived through the worst heatwave and bushfires in Australia’s history. Tragically, 173 people lost their lives


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Jan 10

Affording a home doesn’t have to mean buying property; for many it means being able to pay rent.


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Jan 9

VCOSS welcomes these changes to the feed-in tariff methodology.


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