ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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ACTCOSS advocates for social justice in the ACT and represents not-for-profit community organisations.

Our vision is that Canberra is a just, safe and sustainable community in which everyone has the opportunity for self-determination and a fair share of resources and services.

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News

20 February 2020

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed a new bill in the ACT Legislative Assembly that will offer more flexible payment options for people facing fines.

13 February 2020

Advocacy for Inclusion (AFI) and the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTOSS) have today commended the ACT Government’s commitment to $4.9 million over four years to ensure the full rollout of the Disability Justice Strategy as part of today’s 2019/2020 ACT Budget Review.

13 February 2020

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the direction of the ACT Government’s 2019-20 mid-year Budget Review that includes new investments in our community despite tough economic circumstances. 

6 February 2020

The ACT Council of Social Service this week called for more transparency and a robust external review mechanism of child protection decisions in its evidence to the ACT Legislative Assembly’s Inquiry into Child and Youth Protection Services (CYPS).

31 January 2020

ACTCOSS has backed calls by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) to raise the rate of Newstart and allowances as part of their Federal Budget Submission released today. 

Events

Event Date: 27 February 2020

ACT community sector organisations with an interest in reconciliation are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Event Date: 3 March 2020

The ACT CASP Peer Network meeting is for representatives of CASP funded service providers, and related health and community services.

Event Date: 5 March 2020

This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.

Event Date: 20 March 2020

Julie Moore has developed this training to assist workers to attain a practical and measureable difference in the lives of Aboriginal people, and assist government and corporate organisations to...

Event Date: 7 April 2020

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