Author Archives: Llewellyn Reynders

Jan 29

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


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Nov 20

Victoria is facing an unprecedented housing affordability crisis. Rental stress in Victoria has jumped by 25 per cent in just


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May 5

This is another Victorian Budget with considerable investment in transport with nearly $4 billion allocated over the next four years,


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May 3

Expanding social housing through measures including a growth fund and community housing loans, the 2017 Victorian Budget is a great


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Apr 11

If just 20% of the public discussion was about how to prevent people becoming homeless in the first place, we’d


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Apr 29

This 2016 Victorian Budget funds a number of large scale transport projects and procurements, which provides a long-term pipeline of


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Apr 28

Summary The 2016 Victorian Budget includes considerable investment in housing and homelessness in response to the Family Violence Royal Commission, in


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Feb 12

Currently, the Victorian Parliament is considering legislation to strengthen the ability of the government to enforce rooming house standards and


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Dec 21

Submission to the issues paper for the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 Review.


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Dec 11

VCOSS believes the Multi-purpose Taxi Program (MPTP) can be transformed into a broader mobility assistance program subsidising a diversity of transport options


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Nov 27

Public transport is important for people experiencing disadvantage because it allows people to access valuable life opportunities, including employment, education,


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Sep 25

Safe, secure and affordable housing is the bedrock of a good life. A home is the basis from which people


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Sep 9

With an ageing population, Australians are having a debate about how to ensure that we have a decent standard of


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Aug 19

People with disability should have the same right to use public transport as everyone else. VCOSS has had a long


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Jul 7

With the election of the Andrew’s government in November last year, the first half of 2015 has proved to be


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May 8

The 2015-16 Victorian State Budget contains some initiatives aimed at helping people overcome housing stress and homelessness, but leaves considerable


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May 6

The government has made a substantial investment in public transport in its 2015-16 state budget, including infrastructure projects such as


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The state government has prioritised tackling unemployment in its 2015-16 budget, with a range of measures. These include jobs and


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Apr 20

Evidence of Victoria’s affordable housing crisis continues mount. In Melbourne alone, there are over 50,000 households living in unaffordable rental


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