Justice and Human Rights

Nov 19

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


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Jun 22

All workers have a right to feel safe at work. But mandatory sentencing is not the answer.


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Dec 22

Misleading public portrayals of crime and justice issues don't help anybody.


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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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Sep 22

True love is elusive. It’s difficult to define, hard to find and even harder to keep. So when two people


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Jun 6

The Victorian Government is rushing through dangerously regressive legislation that will make the state’s youth justice system cruel and less


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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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Feb 6

Changes to the youth justice system announced today are a retrograde step that will not improve community safety, the Victorian


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Oct 12

  Victoria’s peak social advocacy body is sending every state MP, local council and community leader a blueprint to fight


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Mar 3

Thousands of people facing disadvantage across Victoria are being denied access to crucial legal assistance every year due to a


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Sep 18

An application to exempt public transport operators from meeting accessibility standards for people with disability should be denied, says the


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Sep 17

The Review of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities tabled in the Victorian Parliament today provides a range of


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VCOSS welcomes the recommendations of the Victorian Ombudsman in her Investigation into the rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners in Victoria


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Aug 18

Melbourne being named the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the fifth year running fails to


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