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In Conversation: Candidates speak about a Victoria without poverty


In the lead up to the 2014 Victorian Election, VCOSS CEO Emma King, sat down with senior Ministers, Shadow Ministers and spokespeople from each of the major parties to explore their vision for a Victoria without poverty.


From left: Martin Dixon MP – Minister for Education and Mary Wooldridge MP – Minister for community Services, Mental Health, and Disability Services and Reform.


From left: Richard Wynne MP, Shadow Minister for Housing, Local Government & Aboriginal Affairs, Jenny Mikakos MP – Shadow Minister for Community Services, Children, Seniors & Ageing, and James Merlino MP – Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Education.

Victorian Greens

Colleen Hartland MP, Spokesperson on community services, health, housing, women’s affairs, children and youth affairs.