ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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

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

11 October 2019

Next week, 13-19 October is Anti-Poverty Week and ACTCOSS and Red Cross have been working with organisations across the community sector to intensify our advocacy against poverty. Check out what's on!

2 October 2019

We are calling on members to nominate for Board positions open for election at our AGM on 12 November 2019. Nominations close 5pm, 29 October 2019.

26 September 2019

The Tenants’ Union ACT (TUACT) and ACTCOSS today welcomed improved protections for renters in the ACT being introduced into the Assembly by ACT Attorney General Gordon Ramsay MLA.

20 September 2019

ACTCOSS and the Youth Coalition of the ACT have welcomed the release of the Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Youth Affairs’ report on the Management and Minimisation of Bullying and Violence in ACT Schools.

6 September 2019

Barriers to health care access by people with a disability are the focus of a new report being released today by the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) called Imagining Better - Reflections on...

Events

Event Date: 14 October 2019

Julian Corner will discuss how Lankelly Chase works in the UK to create powerful partnerships capable of addressing structural inequality and building system behaviours that help systems function...

Event Date: 14 October 2019

Julian Corner will speak on the work of Lankelly Chase and its approach to change, including the use of action inquiries to explore what it might take to change systems that perpetuate severe and...

Event Date: 17 October 2019

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Event Date: 17 October 2019

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: 21 October 2019

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...