Latest social justice News

Position Vacant: National Legal Officer – VIC/TAS
New Colombo Plan Scholar acts on disability inclusion
Griffith law grads hope to reshape profession
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples: Stories of good practice in community sector
We have failed to recognise contributions of First Nations women and girls
Campus Director appointed in Bendigo
Punk is alive, diverse, global and a little more mainstream
Federal Government’s cruel cuts mean an unhappy New Year for over 28,000 Canberrans
There’s a fundamental need to reverse ‘pink recession’
This uncertain world is our curriculum: tertiary education meets social activism
This Human Rights Day ACTCOSS calls on ACT Government to legislate all economic, social and cultural rights
Campaigners warn that 9 out of 10 people in poor countries are set to miss out on COVID-19 vaccine
ABA announces New Executive Team
Court Transport Unit review highlights failings in staff training and care of children and young people
Meet Australia’s Young Lawyer of Year
Brotherhood of St. Laurence celebrates 90 years of working towards an Australia free of poverty
Sustainability meeting focuses on social justice, environment
UWA law student, Sophie Coffin, wins 2020 John Koowarta Scholarship
COVID-led recession deals another blow to youth
Newcastle lawyer honoured for commitment to social justice
ACTCOSS welcomes ACT Corrective Services Disability Action and Inclusion Plan
Lund Critical Debate to examine global policing, social justice
Yarra Council commits to Green New Deal
High Court test cases decision a win for asylum seekers’ health care
Rebecca Vassarotti – Inaugural Speech to ACT Legislative Assembly
Put public at heart of pandemic response
ACTCOSS presents community sector investment priorities to ACT Chief Minister
Teachers of tomorrow help child survivors of DV
A time for reflection on World AIDS Day
QUT Change Plan finalised
New Oxfam International Executive Director launches 10-year strategy to transform Oxfam and its fight against
We all have a responsibility to eliminate violence against women
Whitlam, Canberra’s newest suburb open
Compassionate state budget takes bold and big steps to fix society’s inequalities
New Monash program offers work-while-you learn opportunity for aspiring teachers
Victorian Budget: Greens welcome big spend and job creation in key Greens priority areas
HACCI Woman of Influence Award: excellence in Hellenic Australian community
ACTCOSS submission to Senate inquiry into Coronavirus support: Raise Rate for Good
‘disappointing’ NSW Budget holds back on funding for Walama court, First Nations
Grace Forrest wins WA Young Australian of Year 2021
Virginia Isaac, a University Social Work grad, is helping Nunavut residents quarantine during COVID-19
ACTCOSS welcomes new Chair and Board
Greens welcome thousands of new homes for people in need
Catholic health Australia welcomes new board members
Boeing Provides More Than $14 Million for Veterans Causes
Disruption at Alexander Maconochie Centre highlights need for urgent reform
Alum heads Mellon Foundation’s higher education program
Cuts to Coronavirus supplement “a cause for dismay”