Author Archives: Brooke McKail

May 7

Submission to the Active Victoria Refresh strategy


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Mar 5

VCOSS response to the draft Infrastructure Victoria 30 Year Strategy


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VCOSS submission on the proposed increase of the permanent JobSeeker rate


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Feb 17

In an industry defined by short-term contracts and a mobile workforce, sometimes the challenge is being counted.


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Oct 12

Good health is being compromised by income, location, cultural background or other circumstances.


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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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Jul 1

The portable long service leave scheme has significantly increased costs for community service organisations


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May 8

Community service organisations see first-hand the impacts of natural disasters on our most vulnerable people.


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Feb 27

Submission on the Public Engagement Framework Consultation Draft


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Jan 21

We are concerned that Victorians on low-incomes and with additional energy-related needs could miss out on their benefits and protections.


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Cash-strapped frontline mental health services can’t wait until after the Royal Commission for funding relief.


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Aug 30

Government and community need to prioritise reducing inequity.


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Jul 12

Victoria needs a well-funded, well-governed and accountable mental health system


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Jul 31

Victoria's Charter of Human Rights was an first important step. But it’s now time for the next great stride.


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Jun 15

Health inequities for rural Victorians are unfair and largely preventable.


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The principles of Aboriginal self-determination and co-design must underpin the refresh.


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Mar 13

VCOSS Submission to the Realtime Prescription Monitoring Regulatory Impact Statement The harm from misuse of pharmaceutical medicines is significant. More


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Nov 1

VCOSS supports the Victims of Crime Assistance Scheme as an important way to offer justice to people recovering from the


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Apr 28

Summary The Family Violence Royal Commission report was a landmark moment and a turning point in addressing the scourge of


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Aug 25

A report from Carers Australia estimates that more than 1 in 8 Australians are providing informal care in 2015 and


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Jun 24

VCOSS submission to the Review of the Charter of Human Rights recommends the Charter be strengthened to enhance human rights


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