ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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ACTCOSS is your peak body for community organisations and people experiencing disadvantage in the ACT.

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

19 December 2017

A consortium of business, conservation and community groups has welcomed the launch of a new program to assist low income households install solar panels today by the ACT Government.

15 December 2017

Provide feedback on ACTCOSS with our Annual Stakeholder Survey 2017 and help shape our direction with our Strategic Plan 2019-23 Survey.

15 December 2017

A report released today by ACTCOSS reveals a decline in the affordability of telecommunications for people on low incomes in the ACT. This is widening the digital divide as access to the internet and...

7 December 2017

ACTCOSS and the Community Sector Leaders Forum held a joint event last month that provided an opportunity for leaders of community sector agencies in the ACT to critically reflect on 'whose outcomes' we are pursuing, who determines those outcomes, and how we know we are making a difference. 

23 November 2017

We have released our submission to the 2018-19 ACT Budget.

Events

Event Date: 27 February 2018

Communication skills are an essential component of a productive workplace, allowing people to work together cohesively and professionally. Strong communication skills means you can adapt yourself...

Event Date: 1 March 2018

These information sessions are aimed at people working in community sector organisations and related sectors, to receive an overview of services provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Event Date: 8 March 2018

This training program includes modules on cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal people, and yarning circles on various topics....

Event Date: 28 March 2018

The ACT Human Rights Commission is providing free training for the community about ACT discrimination law. This brand new interactive workshop will draw on real-life situations to enhance your...

Event Date: 11 April 2018

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers with knowledge and skills that will assist them to create and support a highly effective team.