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VCOSS Policy Library

VCOSS reports and submissions. Can’t find something? Email vcoss@vcoss.org.au

Sep 14

VCOSS submission to the NDIS Support Coordination Discussion Paper


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Sep 1

Submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability – Rights and Attitudes Issues Paper


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Aug 17

VCOSS submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability


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Aug 9

Submission to the Victorian Parliament’s PAEC Inquiry into Victoria’s Response to COVID-19


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Jul 28

VCOSS Submission to the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor Family violence causes serious social, economic and health consequences. While it


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Jul 17

To support low-income Victorians through this crisis, regulatory changes must be accompanied by a combination of targeted financial support and


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Jul 14

A high-quality post-secondary education and training system is a corner stone for social and economic inclusion.


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Jul 1

Introduction The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the draft Long Service Benefits


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Jun 30

Culturally and linguistically diverse families who experienced heightened vulnerability during COVID-19 should not have their access to a range of


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VCOSS welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on lessons from Remote and Flexible Learning, which was instituted as part of


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Having a place to call home that is safe, affordable, secure, healthy and fit-for-purpose creates the conditions to thrive.


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Jun 5

Victorian community organisations have prepared this joint submission to represent the interest of consumers, and especially vulnerable households, in the


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May 12

The Housing Peaks Alliance calls on the Victorian Government to develop a 10-year social housing plan.


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May 8

Introduction VCOSS welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements. VCOSS is the


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May 6

Submission to the Review of Vocational & Applied Learning in Senior Secondary Schooling. Introduction Victoria is on a journey to


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Apr 22

Reorienting from crisis to prevention is the only way to end homelessness.


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Apr 21

Submission to the Federal Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Workforce Inquiry. Australia needs a consumer-driven scheme that is centred


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Mar 31

As we rush to ban evictions and protect renters from financial ruin, some questions are emerging.


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Mar 10

For some households with embedded networks it can be close to impossible, or very expensive, to exit the network.


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Feb 28

VCOSS Submission to the CAG Review of the Age of Criminal Responsibility ​


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Joint Council of Social Service Network statement to the Council of Attorneys-General


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VCOSS Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety


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Feb 27

VCOSS submission on the Public Engagement Framework Consultation Draft


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Feb 19

VCOSS Submission to the Victorian Disability Worker Regulation Scheme proposed regulations and standards


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Feb 7

Energy efficiency upgrades reduce household energy bills and can make houses healthier and more comfortable.


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Jan 21

We are concerned that Victorians on low-incomes and with additional energy-related needs could miss out on their benefits and protections.


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Dec 20

At a societal level, vilification and hate divides and damages our community.


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Proposed rental minimum standards could go further.


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Dec 18

Submission to the inquiry into Auditor-General’s Report No. 253.


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Dec 6

“The real world doesn’t start after school; it’s happening now.”


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