News Releases

VCOSS media releases and public statements.

Oct 24

The Victorian Council of Social Service is hailing plans for a Royal Commission into Mental Health as a landmark step


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Oct 17

Victoria’s peak social advocacy body has welcomed Victorian Labor’s pledge to build 1,000 new public housing units if re-elected.


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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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Sep 26

People with disability will help shape Victoria's care workforce of the future.


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Sep 7

The Victorian Parliament has done the right thing by renters.


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Sep 6

VCOSS & FSSI MEDIA RELEASE Victoria has a window of opportunity to put itself ahead of the game in building


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Aug 29

A state owned energy retailer for Victoria? It might just help.


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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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Jul 11

This is a horror show with no single villain. Many players bear the blame for high prices.


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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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Jun 5

The Victorian Parliament should support a Treaty with the Aboriginal community.


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May 28

Victorian teachers, students, principals, schools and community workers are launching a campaign to make inclusive education a top-tier election issue.


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May 1

The 2018 Victorian Budget presents a pathway to a better and fairer Victoria.


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