Emergency Management

Apr 29

Many communities across the Latrobe Valley, and Morwell in particular, have suffered from severe social and health disadvantage for many


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Apr 28

  Summary Good health underpins everyone’s ability to live a good life. VCOSS is encouraged the 2016 Victorian Budget includes significant


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Apr 20

A community's ability to recover from a disaster reflects the strength of its underlying functioning. 'Resilience Strategies' from cities around


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Mar 8

VCOSS has endorsed a statement from the Climate Council calling for an urgent and whole-of-government response to the rising numbers


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Mar 2

The economic costs of increased health-related, employment and community costs following a natural disaster are examined for the first time


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Jan 29

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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Jan 13

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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Jan 11

The extreme heat experienced in Victoria during December and again in January is a real risk to people’s health. The


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Dec 21

Key information, resources and links to help people and communities prepare for the summer bushfire season.


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Dec 18

An early summer heatwave for Victoria serves as a warning about the dangers posed to vulnerable people by extreme heat


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Dec 16

Extreme heat events, whether a single day of extreme temperature, or a heatwave – a prolonged period of high temperatures


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Dec 14

Paris climate change accord offers opportunity to mitigate the impact of extreme climate events which hit vulnerable people hardest.


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Nov 27

The looming fire season poses an extra risk for lower income Victorians who are unable to afford adequate insurance to


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Nov 26

The Victorian bushfire season has already begun, with homes destroyed in Lancefield in October, extreme fire conditions declared across Victoria


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Oct 27

The Whittlesea Community Connections emergency relief survey for 2014 paints a comprehensive picture of the level of need in one


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