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.

Authorised by Emma Campbell for the ACT Council of Social Service.

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News

24 June 2022

ACTCOSS has called on the ACT Government to permanently increase the Utilities Concession in 2022-23 as Canberrans face a higher combined utilities bill alongside further increases in the cost of housing, food and fuel.

23 June 2022

A number of community organisations have today welcomed recommendations from the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety that the ACT Government enact the terms of the No Rights Without Remedy petition and create a system that more accessibly enables complaints about breaches to human...

23 June 2022

Welcome to the third issue of our wellbeing newsletter! This newsletter is designed for frontline workers of the ACT Community Assistance and Support Program (CASP) – which includes volunteers and staff of subcontracted organisations.

16 June 2022

ACTCOSS has today made a submission to the ACT Planning System Review and Reform Project calling for a system that better reflects the needs of vulnerable people.

15 June 2022

ACTCOSS has welcomed the Fair Work Commission’s announcement of a 5.2% increase to national minimum wage and 4.6% increase to modern award minimum wages.

Events

Event Date: 5 July 2022

The ACT community sector invites you to join us at our eighth annual NAIDOC Week Event, celebrating the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Event Date: 15 July 2022

The ACTCOSS Gulanga Program runs the ATSIComSec Network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers in the community sector.

Event Date: 18 July 2022

A Gender Agenda (AGA) are currently engaging with stakeholders to inform development of their next strategic plan.

Event Date: 19 July 2022

This two-day workshop is for adults interested in learning how to assist Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Young People who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of...

Event Date: 19 July 2022

This training aims to provide participants the opportunity to take part in an interactive learning program based around Aboriginal cultures and history.