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May 13

A new report finds that headline statistics about unemployment figures create a “false optimism” that doesn’t correspond to the reality


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May 6

The 2022-23 Budget could have gone further to ensure that all Victorians have safe, stable and affordable homes. 


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Mar 29

Today is the one-year anniversary of Victoria's new rental rules. What's working, what's not and what needs to go further?


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Mar 16

Should the clean energy revolution only be for the benefit of the already well-off? We think not.


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Sep 30

Submission to the Social Housing Regulation Review – Consultation Papers 2 & 3


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May 11

We've come a long way. But Victoria must keep up the momentum to end homelessness.


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Apr 22

VCOSS Submission to Consultation Paper on the 10-Year Strategy for Social and Affordable Housing April 2021.


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Mar 29

There are more than 130 changes to Victoria’s renting rules. Here are the key ones.


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Mar 27

Pandemic supports are ending. It's not going to be pretty.


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Mar 5

VCOSS response to the draft Infrastructure Victoria 30 Year Strategy


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Feb 26

Customers in embedded networks are not covered by the same consumer protections and entitlements to assistance as other households.


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Nov 15

“A single investment of this scale has not been seen in many decades, if ever. It’s a gamechanger.”


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Sep 30

One in three Victorians live in private rental homes – a fair market is an essential condition for living a


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Sep 17

I just pray every day that we will be allowed to go outside of the suburb, just to get food.


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Sep 16

Mandy Weber and her two teenage daughters face the prospect of homelessness for a sixth time once the JobSeeker Coronavirus


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Sep 10

 Victorian Voices a special Facebook Live series brought to you in partnership with ABC Melbourne. This episode was aired


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Sep 7

The REIV need to pull their heads in and retract this misguided, callous and dangerous directive.


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Aug 31

When people have housing that is safe, accessible, and suitable to their needs, they thrive.


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Aug 5

If we're not bold enough to do what's required now, will we ever be?


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The jury is in. Victorians want more public and community housing.


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Jul 4

This is public health decision, and we don't quibble with that. But we need to get this right.


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Jun 30

Having a place to call home that is safe, affordable, secure, healthy and fit-for-purpose creates the conditions to thrive.


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Jun 1

Governments can build new housing much quicker than the private sector.


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May 12

A plan to fight inequality, create jobs and grow the economy at the same time.


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The Housing Peaks Alliance calls on the Victorian Government to develop a 10-year social housing plan.


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Apr 24

A Big Build To End Homelessness would stimulate the economy and put a roof over those most in need.


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Apr 22

Reorienting from crisis to prevention is the only way to end homelessness.


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Apr 15

This package will mean renters can stay at home and help ‘flatten the curve’.


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Mar 31

As we rush to ban evictions and protect renters from financial ruin, some questions are emerging.


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