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Articles and analysis

VCOSS analysts regularly scrutinise unfolding social trends and new policy approaches, and discuss ways to create a fairer and more just society.

Jun 26

Overwhelming evidence means it's time for Victoria to follow suit.


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Jun 20

One of Victoria's most impoverished and marginalised groups is currently denied utility concessions.


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Jun 19

Relive key moments from the 2018 VCOSS Good Life Summit. [Videos]


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Jun 18

Most of us in Australia don’t read privacy policies. We should.


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Jun 14

Victoria’s top three political leaders have used the VCOSS Good Life Summit to expand on their vision for a fairer


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May 31

No to Violence takes us inside the court system and explains the work of those tasked with engaging with men affected


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May 30

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


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Mar 19

Self-determination is vital to improving Aboriginal health and wellbeing. The full potential of Aboriginal peoples can best be realised through


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Mar 15

The Victorian Government should match the per capita funding provided by the Commonwealth.


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Mar 7

VCOSS supports the call for young people in state care to be supported up until the age of 21.


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Feb 16

School has gone back for another year, but many students with disability are being left behind, without the support they


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Feb 12

For many Victorians, rental homes will be homes for life – places where we grow up, raise a family, work,


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Feb 8

Victoria is facing a growing dearth of disability and aged care workers. Waiving fees for entry level VET courses would help plug


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Jan 25

If anyone you know is likely to be at risk during hot weather, help them get the advice and support


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Dec 19

"Appallingly neglected": Victoria's Ombudsman sounds the alarm on the treatment of kinship carers.


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