ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

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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

14 January 2020

The Chair of the ACTCOSS Board has announced the appointment of Dr Emma Campbell as the new CEO of ACTCOSS.

20 December 2019

Only a few weeks into summer and extreme weather conditions are reminding us all of the need for strong action on climate change and better planning to ensure our city works for those most at risk in extremes of heat and cold. 

19 December 2019

ACTCOSS is calling on the ACT Government to assess all measures in its next 5-year plan for sustainable energy against criteria for a just transition to zero net greenhouse gas emissions in the ACT by 2045.

27 November 2019

ACTCOSS and the Women’s Centre for Health Matters have welcomed the Healthy Prison Review of the Alexander Maconochie Centre 2019 report from the ACT Inspector of Correctional Services, released on Tuesday, and await the ACT Government’s response to the recommendations.

21 November 2019

ACTCOSS has outlined fifty priorities for the 2020-21 ACT Budget.

Events

Event Date: 13 February 2020

ACTCOSS and Relationships Australia would like to invite you to an event to acknowledge the 12th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations with a presentation of 'Stories from...

Event Date: 20 February 2020

Join us for an informal cross-sectoral gathering designed to bring together community and social enterprise practioners in the ACT to support, challenge and affirm each other in their for-purpose...

Event Date: 24 February 2020

ACTCOSS Governance workshops are designed to meet the needs of people interested in, or who have recently been, appointed to a board member position with a not-for-profit organisation in the ACT...

Event Date: 25 February 2020

Join us for the screening of the Award winning documentary "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope", followed by a resilience building seminar. Through the documentary we will...

Event Date: 27 February 2020

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