Workforce

Nov 20

Community services...These jobs require a human touch, and cannot be automated.


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Nov 18

Community services are continually frustrated by short-term funding contracts.


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Oct 12

Unemployment, under-employment and stagnant wages are often in the headlines. One solution that is regularly pitched for these issues is


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Oct 4

With household debt at a record high, even slight interest rate rises can push family budgets to breaking point. Wages


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May 3

Funding to develop an Aboriginal treaty, a LGBTI inclusive Victoria and implementing the state's multicultural policy are positive investments to


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The 2017 Victorian Budget includes welcome initiatives to stimulate employment growth in new industries and in localities facing disadvantage. It


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Nov 3

The Latrobe Valley is again steeling itself for a fight. They’re a resilient bunch, but they can’t do it on


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Sep 16

One in ten young Australians are not in education, employment or training. They’re neither “earning” nor “learning”. What if we


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Jul 21

Australia’s ageing population and the rollout of the NDIS will turbocharge demand a whole new 'support and care’ workfroce over


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Jun 29

If Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten agree on anything it’s that “jobs of the future” seems like a pretty good


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Jan 6

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 15

A growing number of Victorian workers are facing involuntary job loss due to business closures, downsizing or their particular jobs


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Dec 10

The Service Agreement is used as a standard agreement for the contracting of services from the community sector by the


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Dec 3

The VCOSS submission to the Victorian inquiry into the labour hire industry and insecure work outlines the nature and effects


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Sep 2

The Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee of the Victorian Parliament is inquiring into the portability of long service leave


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