Latest ACT Council of Social Service News

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples: Stories of good practice in community sector
Federal Government’s cruel cuts mean an unhappy New Year for over 28,000 Canberrans
This Human Rights Day ACTCOSS calls on ACT Government to legislate all economic, social and cultural rights
Court Transport Unit review highlights failings in staff training and care of children and young people
ACTCOSS welcomes ACT Corrective Services Disability Action and Inclusion Plan
Change needed now to achieve access and inclusion for people with disability
Rebecca Vassarotti – Inaugural Speech to ACT Legislative Assembly
ACTCOSS presents community sector investment priorities to ACT Chief Minister
A time for reflection on World AIDS Day
We all have a responsibility to eliminate violence against women
ACTCOSS submission to Senate inquiry into Coronavirus support: Raise Rate for Good
ACTCOSS welcomes new Chair and Board
Disruption at Alexander Maconochie Centre highlights need for urgent reform
ACTCOSS condemns Federal Government’s cruel Christmas cut to income support
ACTCOSS welcomes Parliamentary Agreement
Time for action on gambling harm
ACTCOSS says election result an opportunity for a fairer Canberra
ACT Election 2020: ACTCOSS releases election-eve checklist
Election 2020: Mixed verdict on community services
Anti-Poverty Week 2020: Affordable housing and welfare safety net key to tackling poverty in ACT
Business and community sectors united on key elements of community and economic recovery
ACT Election 2020: Supporting Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander Self-Determination
Federal Budget misses key support measures
Canberrans have opportunity to fix housing crisis at ACT election
ACT Election 2020: Older Canberrans and Aged Care
Poverty risk rises with over 22,000 Canberrans to lose $300 per fortnight from Friday
ACT Election 2020: Targeted action on poverty, inequality and cost of living
ACT Election 2020: Supporting women, children and families
ACT Election 2020: Climate and Energy – achieving a just transition to net zero emissions in ACT
Looming JobSeeker cuts to cost over 1,000 Canberra jobs and plunge people into poverty
ACT Election 2020: Delivering promise of a Human Rights jurisdiction
ACT Election 2020: Building an inclusive, accessible Canberra
ACT poverty takes centre stage in election debate
ACT Election 2020: Planning and Infrastructure to Build Community
More to do to support parents, children and carers in ACT’s child protection system
ACTCOSS supports ACT Liberals’ poverty commission
ACTCOSS welcomes announcement of Expert Committee to oversee Recovery Plan
ACTCOSS to host first live interactive public leaders forum with all three leaders for 2020 ACT Election
Gender pay gap continues to drive inequities for Canberra’s women
Community sector let down by ACT Jobs and Economic Recovery Plan
ACT Election 2020: A Just Canberra
ACT Government responds to ACTCOSS call to protect community sector wages
ACT Election 2020: fixing Canberra’s housing crisis
Government finally delivers on ACTCOSS call for free public WiFi network
ACT Election 2020: supporting community services sector
ACTCOSS, ACT Shelter and CHIA Response to Public Housing Stimulus Package
ACTCOSS welcomes housing announcements
ACT social housing shortfall of 3,000 dwellings