Children, Young people and Families

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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Oct 12

Victoria needs an ambitious social housing building program to provide a roof to those most in need.


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Jul 18

VCOSS blasts plan for more school expulsions in Victoria


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Jul 16

All school-age children should be able to play sport however simply making PE compulsory isn’t the right response.


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The real issue isn’t intergenerational welfare dependency, it’s intergenerational disadvantage.


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Mar 15

A 13.6% increase in homelessness demonstrates just how much work we have to do.


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Jan 25

Think education in free in Victoria? Think again.


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Nov 30

VCOSS has joined a coalition of justice, human rights, social service and Aboriginal organisations to call on the Victorian Government


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Nov 17

VCOSS is outraged the Victorian Parliament has blocked the construction of new public housing planned for Melbourne’s east.


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Mar 23

Victorians will be rightly horrified by the revelations in The Same Four Walls, a new investigation into cruel and ineffective


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Dec 31

VCOSS is warning Victorians to be alert to a series of price hikes due to take effect in 2017. The cost


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Dec 20

Victoria’s peak social advocacy body has warned not all Victorians are benefiting from the state’s social and economic growth, and


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Nov 3

The Victorian Council of Social Service is warning of a social catastrophe in the Latrobe Valley if local communities aren’t


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Oct 22

A coalition of sporting and social groups is calling on the Victorian Government to make sport more affordable for children from


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Feb 11

People living in the Latrobe Valley experiencing poorer health and greater levels of disadvantage than the rest of the state


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