Author Archives: Bridget Tehan

Jun 15

More must be done to meet the growing demand for emergency food relief across Victoria


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Mar 16

The bushfires of the Black Summer of 2019–20 were among the worst in our state’s history.


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Apr 30

For many in our community a state of emergency is the daily reality. Emergency relief agencies are there to help.


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Dec 24

Community organisations are themselves highly vulnerable to climate change.


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Dec 17

The best outcomes will come when policies and programs are shaped and led by Aboriginal people.


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Sep 25

Significant changes have been and continue to be made in Victoria’s emergency management arrangements.


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Nov 21

Regional Victorians have the same stake in our democracy as people living in Melbourne. Their needs require the same recognition


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May 30

The true value of a Neighbourhood House is counted in more than dollars.


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Feb 13

The review of the Vulnerable People in Emergencies policy is an important step in improving emergency management policies to better


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May 16

Community organisations are the key to helping Victorians prepare for and overcome disasters and it is time to bring them


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May 9

This report identifies and describes how emergencies have an adverse effects on people who experience, or are at risk of,


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Apr 18

A new $51.2 million package of initiatives from the Victorian government is aimed at improving people’s health in the Latrobe


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Mar 2

The economic costs of increased health-related, employment and community costs following a natural disaster are examined for the first time


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Aug 5

The VCOSS Submission to Melbourne Water’s Draft Flood Management Strategy warns that the social and economic context in which floods


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Jul 28

More than 120 people from across state and local government, community and social service organisations, emergency services organisations and academia


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Jul 6

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has released its 2014 Report on the operation of the Charter of


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Feb 10

With the weather heating up significantly across Victoria this week and weekend, we are reminded of the need to ensure


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