News Releases

VCOSS media releases and public statements.

Jun 12

We're helping train young job seekers for long and rewarding careers in Victoria’s booming community sector.


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May 30

Default pricing is a significant and very justified intervention in the Victorian energy market.


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May 27

This is a budget which largely delivers the policy platform Labor took to the state election.


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May 24

Kate Colvin from Council to Homeless Persons shares budget priorities that can help thousands of Victorians facing homelessness.


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May 23

All kids in Victoria should be able to get to school, wherever they live and whatever their families’ circumstances.


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May 6

Victorian energy retailers are attempting to block power users from getting a fairer priced deal, the state's peak social advocacy


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Mar 13

Victoria doesn’t have to settle for the title of Australia’s most progressive state. We can be Australia’s fairest state, too.


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Jan 29

VCOSS is urging the State Government to take significant steps to ease the financial burden for school families.


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Nov 21

People living across regional Victorian have the same stake in our democracy as people living in Melbourne.


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Nov 20

It has to end. Power is an essential service. We need to put people before profits.


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Nov 19

The Victorian Government is the Rocky Balboa of the toll fines Industry.


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Nov 18

There’s a well established link between poverty and poor oral health. No child should be ashamed to smile or scared


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Nov 13

VCOSS and NATSEM analysis reveals there is not a single pocket of Victoria that is poverty free


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Nov 9

The healthcare sector could be a great ally in providing guidance and support to people battling to afford adequate energy.


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Oct 26

We welcome a political tussle over which party will do the most to get Victorians the best possible power deal.


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