Cost of Living

Apr 15

It will take more than dog memes to get Victorians through the long winter months at home.


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Feb 17

No matter what, people who are struggling shouldn’t be left behind on energy upgrades.


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Feb 4

Financial counsellors across Victoria say they’re stressed, overworked and fearful of making bad decisions on the job.


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Dec 19

Simple measures like energy efficient appliances can make a huge difference to household budgets and to people’s quality of life,


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Oct 30

It helps to know a little something about the people who receive Newstart payments.


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Oct 11

A guest post from Consumer Policy Research Centre's Karl Barratt.


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Jul 2

Climate change is, among other things, an unconscionable assault on the poor.


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May 23

All kids in Victoria should be able to get to school, wherever they live and whatever their families’ circumstances.


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May 22

Energy costs are a big issue for all Victorians, especially those with health conditions or disability.


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May 6

Inclusionary zoning could make affordable housing more than an unattainable dream.


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Apr 5

School ‘extras’ like camps, excursions, school swimming and other sports are a huge part of the school experience.


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Mar 18

If you're struggling to pay high energy bills, your energy company must help you.


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Mar 1

Unemployment and underemployment, as well as physical and mental health problems, were the most common experiences of people falling behind


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Feb 19

So how do we ensure a big and growing Melbourne delivers a good life for every person?


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Nov 22

New, clean energy is non-negotiable if we’re going to prevent the worst of climate change and reduce power bills over


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