VCOSS Policy Library

You can browse VCOSS reports and submissions here.

Oct 31

VCOSS Submission to the Review of the NDIS Act and the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee As part of our


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It is a universal truth that engagement in early years services can build social connection and contribute to thriving communities.


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Oct 21

VCOSS response to the Long Service Benefits Portability Interim Regulations 2019 Since well before the beginning of the scheme in


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Sep 25

Significant changes have been and continue to be made in Victoria’s emergency management arrangements.


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Sep 19

VCOSS submission to the Senate inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments VCOSS joins the call of economists,


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Sep 2

Poor quality jobs are perpetuating or compounding disadvantage. The market cannot be relied on to fix this; governments must act.


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Aug 30

Government and community need to prioritise reducing inequity.


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Aug 19

VCOSS comment on the Independent Expert Panel (Panel) Final Report: Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for Victoria (2021-2030) (Report). Community service


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Jul 12

Victoria needs a well-funded, well-governed and accountable mental health system


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Jul 8

'Thin markets' is where there is a lack of appropriate services to meet the needs of participants.


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Jul 3

Response to Essential Services Commission Issues Paper Ensuring energy contracts are clear and fair These proposed reforms come on the


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May 1

Response to draft Orders in Council on the Victorian Default Offer  Joint submission by the Victorian Council of Social Service,


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Apr 24

VCOSS Submission to Issues Paper into the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health Introduction Mental illness can affect


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Response to ESC draft decision on Energy Retail Code changes The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes consultation by


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Apr 4

Response to the Essential Services Commission draft advice on the Victorian Default Offer methodology Joint submission by the Victorian Council


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