Disability Ageing and Carers

Nov 22

Under-investment by successive Victorian governments has seen many people fall by the wayside.


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Nov 19

Natasha Brake, who works in disability advocacy, is vision impaired and has been trying to set up her NDIS plan.


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Nov 5

Young carers have been speaking out in the media recently about the tough realities of caring for loved ones while


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Sep 21

An inclusive Victoria where people with disability have the same opportunities as other Victorians. This is the Victoria that VCOSS,


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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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Mar 15

The Victorian Government should match the per capita funding provided by the Commonwealth.


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Jan 25

If anyone you know is likely to be at risk during hot weather, help them get the advice and support


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Dec 19

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


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Nov 10

Why has a young man with severe disabilities been locked up in the Melbourne Assessment Prison since September?


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Oct 19

Overall, the report confirms what VCOSS and our members have been saying: while the NDIS is improving the lives of


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Jul 13

The ABC podcast Trace reminds us that victims and witnesses with disabilities have a right to be heard.


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Jun 1

People with disability have the right to be free from all forms of violence, abuse and neglect, and to be


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May 4

Funding to support people in the transition to the NDIS and to reduce abuse in disability services are among some


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Mar 28

Ageist stereotypes and assumptions about the capabilities of older people can be disempowering and takes away older people’s agency and


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Mar 22

Did you know a large number of people living with serious mental health conditions—up to 10,000 in Victoria alone—could miss


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