Latest social justice News

Sole parents and unemployed face poverty as nation surges ahead
Waverley Council launches new Cultural Diversity Strategy
Call for young Territorians to sit at 2022 Youth Round Table
Global health community calls for climate action ahead of COP26 to avert “biggest health threat facing humanity”
UN Women Statement for International Day of Girl Child
University of Toronto’s Black Research Network to support Black scholarship and excellence
Covid recovery pathway must put people in need first
ACTCOSS welcomes support for vulnerable Canberrans
Greens in government say ACT Budget counters rising inequality
University of Toronto’s School of Cities rethinks Toronto’s aging apartment towers
ACTCOSS calls for significant investment in community services, social housing
Mobility for all? 6 stories of transport in city
Vulnerable households must be top priority in ACT’s energy transition
ACTCOSS welcomes $100 million housing announcement
Retirement of Deputy of Administrator of Northern Territory, Mrs Patricia Miller AO
Traversing new ground with First Nations art & film symposium
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