Latest Australian Council of Social Service News

ACOSS Statement On NACC Decision Regarding Robodebt
ACOSS Statement Reconciliation Week 2024: Now more than ever, we must speak up against racism
Government must seize the moment for a National Human Rights Act
Allies for Uluru Statement of Commitment
Centrepay Reform Targeting Exploitation
Australian Prime Minister Television interview – ABC News Breakfast
ACOSS welcomes community sector announcements from Albanese Government 
Poverty Puzzle: Deepening Gap Between Rich And Poor
New Data Shows Wealth Gap Widening
Statement from the Australian Council of Social Service following the Bondi Junction attacks
Broad support for policy push on residential upgrades and clean industry development
Social security boost and tax reform needed in federal budget
96 Cents Day Increase Leaves People In Poverty
National coalition of community organisations calls on the Federal Government to ‘fix housing for young people’ as data reveals 44% still homeless after support
Opinion piece: Labor helping more Australians into home ownership
National fund needed to retrofit low-income homes
Commission welcomes new Age Discrimination Commissioner
Appointment of Age Discrimination Commissioner
ACOSS welcomes changes that make stage three fairer
‘Give the battlers a big boost’ Cassandra Goldie – The Daily Telegraph – Tuesday January 9, 2024
Indexation grossly inadequate for people in need
Housing orgs warn against scapegoating migrants over rental crisis
ACOSS urges root and branch employment services overhaul
New Report Reveals Profound Strengths and Challenges Among Disadvantaged Aboriginal Families
Robodebt Response: Concrete major changes needed to transform the way government treats people on low incomes
Today’s interest rate rise will hurt people on the lowest incomes most
Joint Statement Regarding Concerns over the WA Climate Change Bill and Inadequate Consultation Process
Urgent action needed to help people afford energy bills ahead of horror summer
Sharp jump in wealth inequality over last 20 years: report
Sharp jump in wealth inequality over last 20 years
Taskforce convenes to bolster family and domestic violence response
People on low incomes forced to skip meals as cost of living bites
Urgent action needed to close loopholes and protect temporary migrant workers
ALP signals big changes to mutual obligations
ACOSS welcomes gas market code
ACOSS welcomes Robodebt Royal Commission’s report
Strengthening Australia’s child support scheme
Funding boost to support child safe organisations
ACOSS welcomes RBA decision to pause interest rate rises
Ideology before evidence: How neoliberals have responded to recent Australian welfare reform measures
Government action needed as more people struggle to pay energy bills: ACOSS
Billion-dollar benefit: new report identifies five ways to harness untapped skilled workforce
Voice legislation builds momentum for Yes vote
ACOSS congratulates community sector representatives recognised in King’s Birthday Honours
Interest rate rise costs more people their jobs
Saving humanity: here’s a radical approach to building a sustainable and just society
Workforce Australia Employment Services Committee continues hearings
Federal budget 2023-24: Lean, mean, with much less green, but back in black