Emergency Management

Feb 13

The review of the Vulnerable People in Emergencies policy is an important step in improving emergency management policies to better


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May 16

Community organisations are the key to helping Victorians prepare for and overcome disasters and it is time to bring them


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May 3

Recovery from an emergency cannot be resilient unless the community is resilient to begin with.


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Nov 15

In October 2016, the Australian Senate initiated an Inquiry into policy mechanisms to encourage the retirement of coal-fired power stations


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Oct 19

Victoria’s peak social advocacy body is sending every state MP, local council and community leader a blueprint to fight poverty


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Sep 23

VCOSS believes the effects of climate change – including extreme weather and natural disasters – are profoundly discriminatory. Climate change can


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May 9

This report identifies and describes how emergencies have an adverse effects on people who experience, or are at risk of,


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Dec 3

VCOSS is pleased to provide this Supplementary Submission to the 2015 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry, responding to discussion at the


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Aug 31

Submission to the 2015 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry 2 Introduction VCOSS welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the 2015 re-opened


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Aug 5

The VCOSS Submission to Melbourne Water’s Draft Flood Management Strategy warns that the social and economic context in which floods


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Jun 17

This report, based on the experiences and feedback of community and social services working in Morwell, highlights the long-term impacts


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Mar 3

Cross-Sectoral Conversations about Innovations and Struggles, Learnings and Changes in the Aftermath of the February 7 2009 Black Saturday Mega-Firestorm


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Mar 16

Heatwaves cause more deaths in Australia each year than any other natural disaster.


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