Author Archives: Emma King

Mar 2

MEDIA RELEASE The release of the Mental Health Royal Commission’s final report is detailed, ambitious and significant. It puts people who have lived with mental


Read More
Feb 18

Power companies must remember these customers are real people and energy is an essential service.


Read More
Dec 23

It can be painful to watch people give gifts and attend family gatherings when you can't do the same.


Read More
Nov 15

“A single investment of this scale has not been seen in many decades, if ever. It’s a gamechanger.”


Read More
Sep 11

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


Read More
Sep 7

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


Read More
Aug 27

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


Read More
Aug 10

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


Read More
Aug 5

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


Read More

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


Read More
Jul 13

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


Read More
Jul 8

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


Read More
Jul 4

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


Read More
Jul 3

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


Read More
Jun 5

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


Read More
May 21

Now is the time to think big, to be bold and to take the smart steps required to deliver real


Read More
May 12

A plan to fight inequality, create jobs and grow the economy at the same time.


Read More

The Housing Peaks Alliance calls on the Victorian Government to develop a 10-year social housing plan.


Read More
Apr 26

Done wrong, smartphone tracing could be a disaster. So let's do it right.


Read More
Apr 24

A Big Build To End Homelessness would stimulate the economy and put a roof over those most in need.


Read More
Apr 15

This package will mean renters can stay at home and help ‘flatten the curve’.


Read More
Mar 22

Without a plan, closing schools will have potentially disastrous social consequences.


Read More
Mar 17

The last thing we need is predatory bank bosses or dodgy debt collectors making the damage of COVID-19 worse.


Read More
Feb 27

The community sector is made up of 80% women and helps people in great need. But hard-fought funding for fair


Read More
Jan 24

As parents spend big for the new academic year, Victoria’s peak social advocacy body is warning high back-to-school costs are


Read More
Dec 18

All Victorians should be on a unity ticket when it comes to climate change.


Read More
Dec 16

“What's the use in a Triple A credit rating if people are homeless?"


Read More

Victoria could make real chnage by becoming a 'wellbing economy'.


Read More
Nov 28

The Commission is giving us an early look at the first steps for a system that works.


Read More
Nov 22

Imagine if we declared enough was enough. That, from today, the State of Victoria would not allow one more person


Read More

Navigation