Justice and Human Rights

Mar 19

Closing the Gap in health and social outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians will require strong partnerships throughout the community and must


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Jan 29

Almost 100 people in need are turned away from homeless agencies each day, the Productivity Commission's 2015 Report on Government


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Jan 5

Victoria’s prisoners are overwhelmingly people who have faced significant disadvantage in their lives. A VCOSS submission to the Victorian Ombudsman's


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Nov 28

In the lead-up to the election and through our State Election Platform, Victoria Without Poverty VCOSS has called for parties to


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Nov 7

As Victoria heads to the polls VCOSS will examine the policies and positions of the major parties according to how


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Oct 31

Strengthening support services for clients of child protection and youth justice By: Associate Professors Philip Mendes and Pamela Snow and


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Oct 28

The State Government has made the welcome announcement that it will direct more than $7 million towards youth diversion programs


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Oct 20

Major changes to our justice system are needed to improve access to justice for people living in rural and regional


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Oct 3

Asylum seekers living in the community on bridging visas and in community detention are at serious risk of disadvantage, isolation


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Oct 2

Enshrining the right to diversion for young people should be on the agenda for all parties in this Victorian election.


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Jun 23

Being tough on crime doesn’t equal being smart on crime. Putting people in prison doesn’t solve crime, and it doesn’t


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