Organisation

Victorian Council of Social Service

Acronym
VCOSS

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Submission

15 Feb 2016

VCOSS welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Victorian Government’s Access to Justice Review. Access to justice is fundamental to a fair and inclusive society. Inadequate human rights protection, poor legal services access and inequality before the law can have significant and farreaching impacts...

Submission

24 Jun 2015

Recommends the Charter be strengthened to enhance human rights protections and provide a stronger and more enduring human rights culture in Victoria.

Introduction

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to this review of the Victorian Charter...

Research report

12 Jun 2015

Building on the value of Victoria’s community sector goes beyond the sector’s economic contribution. It discusses the value of all Victoria’s community sector organisations, including those operating with registered charitable status and those operating without. The paper also outlines broader aspects of the community...

Research report

21 May 2015

Victoria’s community sector organisations make a significant contribution to strengthening the state’s economy and society. They generate high levels of economic activity, employment and volunteer support. They deliver positive service and advocacy programs that help people overcome disadvantage and build brighter futures. Through doing this,...

Submission

12 Mar 2015

This submission proposes 12 immediate spending priority areas for Victoria for this year’s state budget, and presents proposals to address some of the biggest social issues facing the state.

Executive summary

In the lead-up to the 2014 Victorian election and in the...

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Submission

15 Feb 2016

VCOSS welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Victorian Government’s Access to Justice Review. Access to justice is fundamental to a fair and inclusive society. Inadequate human rights protection, poor legal services access and inequality before the law can have significant and farreaching impacts...

Submission

20 Aug 2015

Chronic disease causes nine out of ten Australian deaths, according to this report.

Chronic disease in Australia

Chronic diseases in Australia are significant contributors to illness, disability and premature death. Chronic disease causes nine out of ten Australian deaths. Heart disease, cancer,...

Research report

4 Aug 2015

The new VCOSS report, Walk alongside: Co-designing social initiatives with people experiencing vulnerabilities, invites people to challenge their thinking about social problems and the people affected by them, as well as the way government and the community sector works with them. It encourages us to...

Submission

24 Jun 2015

Recommends the Charter be strengthened to enhance human rights protections and provide a stronger and more enduring human rights culture in Victoria.

Introduction

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to this review of the Victorian Charter...

Research report

12 Jun 2015

Building on the value of Victoria’s community sector goes beyond the sector’s economic contribution. It discusses the value of all Victoria’s community sector organisations, including those operating with registered charitable status and those operating without. The paper also outlines broader aspects of the community...

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Research report

29 Mar 2012

The lack of affordable housing in Australia can be devastating for people with low incomes, particularly those who depend on income support payments.

Dr Cassandra Goldie says we can’t address affordability until we also admit that $35 a day is not enough to live...

Research report

29 Mar 2012

The trouble with housing policy is that housing politics is just so damn hard. What might seem like self-evident solutions will affect the wellbeing (perceived or otherwise) of over eight million Australian households, the vast majority of which are home owners who have, on average,...

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