Children Young people and Families

Nov 27

Children facing disadvantage need support to cover the rising costs of school, through a real replacement for the longstanding Education


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Nov 26

In the lead up to the 2014 Victorian Election we sat down with senior Ministers, Shadow Ministers and spokespeople from


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Nov 25

In the final days of this state election campaign, VCOSS is calling on the major parties to invest in early


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On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, VCOSS highlights a


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Nov 24

Following the Federal Government cutting all funding for the highly successful Youth Connections program, the Victorian Youth Connections Provider Network


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Nov 21

Victoria’s unemployment rate is rising and it is people who already face disadvantage who are being affected most often, for


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Nov 20

To support quality early learning in Victoria, Early Learning Association Australia wants the next state government to take quick action


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The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare has launched a 2014 election statement identifying the child welfare policy


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Nov 19

Dr Chris Atmore, Senior Policy Advisor at the Federation of Community Legal Centres attended the inquest into the death of


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Nov 14

The Minister for Housing, The Hon. Wendy Lovell MLC, today announced that if re-elected, the Coalition government would provide an


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Nov 13

In today’s guest blog Rachel Breman, Senior Researcher, and Marita Scott, General Manager Family and Community Services, at Baptcare outline the


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Nov 12

The VCOSS State Election Platform called for additional support for children with disabilities and their parents to participate in school.


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Nov 11

Supporting families and reducing the cost of living were highlighted as key priorities by the Coalition at its official 2014


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Oct 31

Strengthening support services for clients of child protection and youth justice By: Associate Professors Philip Mendes and Pamela Snow and


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Oct 28

The State Government has made the welcome announcement that it will direct more than $7 million towards youth diversion programs


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