Victorian Council of Social Service


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1 Nov 2014

The Victorian Council of Social Service outlines out the key strategies for help to Victorians people already facing disadvantage get back to work.

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With our unemployment rate rising, it is time todevelop a workforce participation plan that includes all Victorians,...


13 Jun 2014

This report describes who is most at risk of being socially vulnerable in an emergency or disaster and what needs to be done to better protect them and improve their recovery

Executive summary: While they can be devastating for all affected individuals and...


30 May 2014

VCOSS has identified the top 12 ways we could build a Victoria without poverty in the next term of government. From helping every child succeed in education, to reducing housing costs, improving public transport access, reducing violence against women and their children, improving workforce participation,...


2 Apr 2014

With the Victorian social housing system is under severe stress, this report calls for a broad strategy that addresses social housing shortages, and looks at ways to expand the supply and quality of low cost private housing.


8 Nov 2013

This paper examines strategies to improve the way that government and community services work together to address the needs of vulnerable community members.


In late 2012 I was appointed to lead the Service Sector Reform project. The goal was to explore...

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