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May 6

The funding allocated in this Budget is not sufficient to fully cover the increasing financial pressures facing the community sector.


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We know that employment figures don’t always tell the full story, so we continue to advocate for policy measures and


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Nov 29

With the case numbers rising I was glad that childcare centres were closing. But also, we would have to scramble.


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Aug 30

Who will benefit when Australian charities are muzzled and silenced?


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May 28

Some jobseekers will require targeted support to participate in the state’s economic recovery.


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Feb 17

In an industry defined by short-term contracts and a mobile workforce, sometimes the challenge is being counted.


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Oct 13

COVID-19 has brought into sharp relief problems that had been identified pre-pandemic.


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Aug 25

Victoria is currently experiencing disproportionately high rates of youth unemployment due to COVID-19 and this is expected to rise even


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Feb 19

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


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Dec 6

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


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Oct 21

There are inconsistencies and inequities in application, and a lack of clarity in the scope.


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Jun 12

We're helping train young job seekers for long and rewarding careers in Victoria’s booming community sector.


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Feb 21

Submission to the Inquiry into the Victorian on-demand workforce


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Sep 6

VCOSS & FSSI MEDIA RELEASE Victoria has a window of opportunity to put itself ahead of the game in building


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Sep 5

Social service jobs are part of a modernised, rapidly growing industry and profession.


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The community services industry is projected to be one of Victoria's fastest growing industries. 


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Aug 2

A Disability Action Plan is an important step in improving health and wellbeing outcomes for Victorians with disability.


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Feb 8

VCOSS has welcomed a new plan to improve work, study and business opportunities for Victorians with a disability.


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Dec 15

Recognising the community sector as an employer can help young people understand and explore the wide range of career options


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Oct 31

People with disability have the right to be safe and receive high quality services. VCOSS believes that a robust registration


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Aug 23

The Victorian community sector is large and complex. It comprises many thousands of organisations providing a wide range of services


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Aug 9

VCOSS welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Enhancing Victorian’s Economic Performance and Productivity Discussion Paper (the Discussion Paper) prepared


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Nov 3

The Victorian Council of Social Service is warning of a social catastrophe in the Latrobe Valley if local communities aren’t


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Oct 5

This document argues that to deliver on its legislative objectives, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) must produce easily analysed AIS data


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Aug 12

Victoria’s community sector charities work to support and connect people, strengthen communities and advocate for a fair and just society. More than


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Jun 29

If Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten agree on anything it’s that “jobs of the future” seems like a pretty good


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Aug 25

A report from Carers Australia estimates that more than 1 in 8 Australians are providing informal care in 2015 and


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May 21

A snapshot of Victoria’s community sector charities Victoria’s community sector organisations make a significant contribution to strengthening the state’s economy


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