Cost of Living

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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Nov 19

The Victorian Government is the Rocky Balboa of the toll fines Industry.


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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 8

Not all asylum seekers are living in detention centres. Some are living in the Victorian community, in extremely difficult circumstances.


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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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Oct 17

Home solar could get a huge kick-along in Victoria over the next few years. Under the ‘Solar Homes’ program, Labor


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Oct 4

With household debt at a record high, even slight interest rate rises can push family budgets to breaking point. Wages


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Aug 8

Insights on welfare conditionality from an international perspective.


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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 20

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


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Jun 18

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


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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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Nov 13

Getting a car dealer to fix a dodgy vehicle they should never have sold is currently too hard in Victoria.


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Aug 24

The Victorian Government has assured VCOSS that vulnerable households will not pay any extra on their energy bills to achieve


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Jul 27

Shopping around can reduce your power bill, but Victorians shouldn’t be left to navigate this jungle alone. The government should


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