News Releases

VCOSS media releases and public statements.

Dec 5

Victoria's big power companies have flagged significant price hikes for 2018 and must increase relief by an equal measure, according


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Nov 30

Know what to do before, during and after the storm and who to contact if you need help.


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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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Nov 1

You can view photos from the ACOSS National Conference, delivered in partnership with VCOSS, on our Facebook page.


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Oct 26

The Federal Government is abandoning good faith negotiations with Victoria over homelessness funding and risking the wellbeing of thousands of


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Oct 10

New rules for power companies in Victoria will help stop struggling energy users incurring big debts or being disconnected, the


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Oct 8

The Victorian Government has delivered a big win for renters, putting fairness back at the centre of the state’s tenancy


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Oct 4

In the new report ‘Stuck in traffic? Road congestion in Sydney and Melbourne‘ the Grattan Institute has suggested the Victorian


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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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Sep 7

VCOSS says 'yes' to marriage equality. All relationships should be recognised and celebrated equally, regardless of how we identify or


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Aug 13

The Thwaites-Mulder review into Victoria’s power markets provides an action blueprint for the Victorian Government to ease skyrocketing prices, according


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Aug 9

Australian politicians must stop and listen to the voices of real people suffering under horror power price rises, Victoria’s peak


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Jul 18

Victorian wages are failing to keep pace with skyrocketing rents, costing tenants thousands of dollars each year, a VCOSS study


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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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