Children Young people and Families

Nov 21

VCOSS calls on all political parties to commit to investing in early childhood infrastructure.


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Nov 17

More than 40 per cent of Australia’s disadvantaged kids do not play organised sport.


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Nov 1

VicSRC is the peak body representing school-aged students in Victoria. We exist to empower all student voices to be valued


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Oct 22

Single mother families do it tough when it comes to school costs, writes Jenny Davidson, CEO of Council of Single


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Sep 10

How can we improve outcomes for kids – especially vulnerable children and young people – and their families?


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Sep 5

Provide free public transport for school aged children and young people from families facing disadvantage.


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Aug 15

Would you ask a doctor to flip a coin to see if you’ll get a check-up and appropriate treatment?


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Aug 7

Victorians with disability are at risk of being overlooked in the long-awaited push towards safeguards for renters.


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Jul 31

VCOSS highlights four key takeaways from the 2018 HILDA report—along with suggested solutions.


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Jun 26

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


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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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Dec 19

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


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Dec 1

Young people are falling through gaps in support systems, couch surfing in widespread numbers, with little formal support or protection.


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Jul 31

Why if you're poor, live in regional Victoria or happen to be Aboriginal, are you more likely to end up


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Jun 15

While the United States’ approach to incarceration differs from state to state, some parts of the USA are leading the


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