Disability Ageing and Carers

Apr 28

The NDIS is a chance to improve the lives of people with disability, however, is a major change in the


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Jan 14

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission: Putting people back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Dec 18

We are pleased to award the inaugural RMIT-VCOSS PhD scholarship to Liz Hudson, who was chosen for her long history


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Dec 7

VCOSS recently published its 2016-17 State Budget Submission Putting People back in the picture. The state budget submission proposes the


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Nov 16

On 16 September 2015, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Premier Daniel Andrews signed the bilateral agreement outlining the rollout of


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Oct 15

On 29 September 2015, over 100 people joined the Ageing, Disability and Mental Health (ADMH) Collaborative Panel at a special


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Sep 28

Access to and success in education is critical in eliminating disadvantage and giving every child the opportunity to reach their


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Sep 9

With an ageing population, Australians are having a debate about how to ensure that we have a decent standard of


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Aug 25

A report from Carers Australia estimates that more than 1 in 8 Australians are providing informal care in 2015 and


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Aug 19

People with disability should have the same right to use public transport as everyone else. VCOSS has had a long


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May 8

VCOSS and the community sector strongly support the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the additional funding


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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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Oct 29

Despite improvements made to public transport accessibility in recent years in Victoria, much more work is needed to ensure everyone


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Aug 3

Graeme Innes will deliver the keynote address at the Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference on Monday 4 August. Graeme is the


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Jul 2

The interim report of the Review of Australia’s Welfare System was released for public comment and the consultation and submission


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