Blog Archives

Jun 30

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

Joint submission to represent the interest of consumers, and especially vulnerable households


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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

Community service organisations see first-hand the impacts of natural disasters on our most vulnerable people.


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May 6

Review of Vocational & Applied Learning in Senior Secondary Schooling


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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


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Mar 19

A Framework for Victoria’s Public and Community Housing 2020 – 2030


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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

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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Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety


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Feb 27

Submission on the Public Engagement Framework Consultation Draft


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Feb 19

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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Oct 31

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

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


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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

Submission to the Senate inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments


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Sep 2

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


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Aug 30

Government and community need to prioritise reducing inequity.


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Aug 19

Comment on Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for Victoria 2021-30


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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


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