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ACOSS welcomes Greens’ commitment to include lifting income support in any parliamentary negotiations
On Record – Recent reporting regarding Department of Social Services and Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ACOSS response to Coalition superannuation and housing policies
Prestigious six star green rating for Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre
Poll: Australian voters believe jobseeker is too low
Beyond national cabinet: push for senate inquiry into australia’s federal system
McGowan Government State Budget delivers for Byford Health Hub
ACTCOSS 2022 Federal Election Forum
Need to protect faith based medical and aged care providers from “kill bill”
Neoliberal Policies, Institutions Have Prompted Preference for Greater Inequality, New Study Finds
Canberrans on low incomes hit hardest by cost of living rises as income supports removed
Non-profits call for better Services Australia
Cost of living certainty for more social security recipients
Greens pledge to tax big corporations to fund world-class hospital system for WA
China’s segregated school system hinders migrants
Cost of living help for older Australians
Casey welcomes funding to prevent family violence
Greens climate policy fast enough, still stronger focus needed on people on low incomes
Housing Affordability Crisis Requires Nordic Policy Solutions: Experts
ACOSS analysis shows mutual obligation requirements are causing harm
Pregnant women living near natural gas sites experience higher rates of depression, substance use: Study
Community safety grants closing soon
Over 60 peak bodies and community organisations call for adequate income support and investment in social housing
Beyond emergencies: Researchers rethink role of paramedics in health system
Confirmation compulsory income management must go is welcome, all parties and candidates must endorse
ACEM disappointed at Liberal’s health ‘recap’, urges real leadership
New strategy to create Smart Biosphere
Juvenile offenders can lift each other
Collecting data and analysis on how war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls
Bendigo mums’ not so super retirement
NSW latest expressions of interest open for Regional Health Ministerial Advisory Panel
ACTCOSS calls for political leaders to commit to raising rate of income support
ACOSS asks all political leaders and candidates: could you live on $46 day?
Statement on risks of trafficking and exploitation facing refugees from Ukraine attributed to UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner
People with disability paid as low as $2.37 per hour in Australian Disability Enterprises
Time to forge resilient and brighter future
Hearing Australia Chair Appointment
UNHCR redoubles its aid inside Ukraine and region
Perrottet Government to deliver strengthened focus on regional health
Moo Baulch OAM named new Our Watch chair
Australia’s first National Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Commissioner
NSW Government to deliver strengthened focus on regional health
Projects to provide employment and training for CDC participants
$100 million to uphold rights of people with disability
Aboriginal procurement targets eclipsed for third year in row
More support for older Australians in flood-affected areas
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Morrison Government improving home and living supports for NDIS participants including to SIL