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My Vote for Housing: Make Housing the Heart of the ACT Election

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Our vision is to live in a fair and equitable community that respects and values diversity, human rights and sustainability and promotes justice, equity, reconciliation and social inclusion.

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News

9 August 2016

The ACTCOSS July Policy Forum was on the theme of infrastructure and included a briefing and presentation from Tony Carmichael, Executive Director of Strategic Planning, Environment and Planning Directorate. Check out the Powerpoint presentation.

29 July 2016

This August ACT community service organisations will be sent an email from the UNSW’s Social Policy and Research Centre asking them to complete a survey about their organisation or business.

15 July 2016

Read Director Susan Helyar's update on the progress of strategic planning for ACT community services and how you can get involved.

5 July 2016

The Youth Co and ACTCOSS are together leading a campaign to highlight the issues and challenges of educational inequity in the ACT. Check out the website and sign up for the monthly ebulletin...

1 July 2016

OA&TSIA and ACTCOSS have compiled a calendar of NAIDOC Week events being held in the ACT. Download the calendar

Events

Event Date: 29 August 2016

We are delighted that Andrew Barr (ACT Labor), Jeremy Hanson (Canberra Liberals) and Shane Rattenbury (ACT Greens) have agreed to come along to a party leaders forum to respond to the ACT...

Event Date: 10 September 2016

Join us to share your experiences of renting, sharing, buying and everything in between in #CBR as part of #actvotes on Facebook – and Twitter via #CBRHousing.

Event Date: 13 September 2016

This workshop is an introduction to grant writing and is both theoretical and practical in nature. Participants will learn about whether they should bid or not bid for a grant, gain an...

Event Date: 16 September 2016

This training program by Koorimunication includes modules such as cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal peoples, and yarning...

Event Date: 20 October 2016

This workshop will provide emerging leaders and key staff with some new skills and tools that they can add to their workplace toolbox to ensure they are efficient, effective and resilient to...