Budget

Apr 29

Many communities across the Latrobe Valley, and Morwell in particular, have suffered from severe social and health disadvantage for many


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VCOSS welcomes the 2016 Victorian Budget’s focus on diverting disadvantaged people away from the justice system and addressing the underlying


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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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Summary The 2016 Victorian Budget features substantial investment in supporting the wellbeing of vulnerable children and families. Many of these


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Apr 28

  Summary Good health underpins everyone’s ability to live a good life. VCOSS is encouraged the 2016 Victorian Budget includes significant


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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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The decline in real funding for community organisations continues, while funding for community sector wage rises incurred as a result


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The NDIS is a chance to improve the lives of people with disability, however, is a major change in the


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Summary The 2016-17 Victorian Budget has prioritised investment in education, with substantial infrastructure funding provided to build and upgrade schools,


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


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Apr 5

The VCOSS 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture outlines a number ways the Victorian government can


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Mar 30

The Victorian Council of Social Service has said the report delivered by the Royal Commission into Family Violence is “a


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Mar 23

The latest Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) National Report 2015 shows the gap between developmentally vulnerable children in the most


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Mar 7

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. It puts forward a proposal to


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Mar 1

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. It puts forward a proposal to


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Feb 19

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Feb 10

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 29

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 28

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 21

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 18

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 14

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 13

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 8

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Jan 6

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Dec 7

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission Putting People back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Nov 30

VCOSS is calling on the Victorian Government to take a new approach to solve entrenched disadvantage, and allow local communities


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Nov 5

Lower income Victorian households would be dramatically worse off under proposed changes to the GST, and the State Government should


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May 25

The severe adverse effects of 2014-15 Federal Budget cuts on Aboriginal people and services have been highlighted by the federal


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May 22

Cuts to the community sector locked in by the recent federal budget will put at risk the substantial economic and


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