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Jul 5

Victoria will increase current funding to help services meet rising costs.


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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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Aug 9

VicHealth CEO, Dr Sandro Demaio, on why we must build a common understanding of what a wellbeing economy can offer


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Aug 10

A monthly discussion forum to guide community organisations through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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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 3

A monthly discussion forum to guide community organisations through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Jul 1

The portable long service leave scheme has significantly increased costs for community service organisations


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Jun 5

A monthly discussion forum to guide community organisations through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Mar 13

Here's everything you need to know.


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Feb 27

Hard-fought funding for fair pay in the community sector is under threat.


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Dec 24

Community organisations are themselves highly vulnerable to climate change.


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Dec 16

Victoria needs a strong community sector--with funding tied to true costs


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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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Sep 26

People with disability will help shape Victoria's care workforce of the future.


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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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Jun 19

Relive key moments from the 2018 VCOSS Good Life Summit. [Videos]


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Jun 14

Victoria’s top three political leaders have used the VCOSS Good Life Summit to expand on their vision for a fairer


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May 30

The true value of a Neighbourhood House is counted in more than dollars.


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Apr 10

Helping social service organisations communicate and campaign.


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The establishment of a national regulator for the community sector has long been championed by the COSS Network.


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Jan 13

VCOSS has welcomed the Victorian Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan - a comprehensive and multi-faceted response to a


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Dec 1

While financial literacy and capability programs are only one factor in achieving financial wellbeing, they help reduce vulnerability to financial


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Oct 17

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) strongly supports the intent of the information sharing scheme to protect children from


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Aug 24

The NDIS brings a major shift in service provision for people with disability. VCOSS strongly supports the goals of NDIS:


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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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Apr 12

"The robodebt system must be, to borrow a term used previously, must be ‘dead, buried and cremated’. It should not


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Mar 6

Navigating health and social service reform was prepared by VCOSS in conjunction with Loddon Mallee PCP and the Victorian PCPs. It has been adapted


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