Media Releases

VCOSS media releases and public statements.

Sep 27

Too many Victorian school students with disability and additional health and development needs are being left out by a support


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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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Sep 14

The Victorian Council of Social Service today welcomed the significant education funding commitments made by the Andrews Government, delivering on


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Sep 7

A State Government report has found broad community consensus that too many young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out


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Sep 1

Stronger protections and better support for energy customers facing hardship must be at the centre of any response to Victoria’s


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Aug 24

A first of its kind for the Victorian community sector, the RMIT-VCOSS PhD Scholarship aims to strengthen the community sector’s


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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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Aug 6

The Victorian Council of Social Service welcomes the Andrews Government’s long-term plan to improve the support service system for vulnerable


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Jun 26

The Andrews Government’s latest statement on energy efficiency shows Victoria is on the right path to using energy efficiency as


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Jun 16

The number of wrongful energy disconnections has reached an all-time high in Victoria, according to the Victorian Council of Social


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Apr 16

Community sector organisations face growing demand from Victorians with increasingly complex needs. The sector needs a sustainable and appropriately indexed


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Feb 18

A review of the hardship practices of energy companies announced by the Andrews Government today will be an important opportunity


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Feb 11

A scathing report into the true costs of schooling reveals Victorian families are struggling to pay for items and activities


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