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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20 October 2017

This week, ACOSS provided feedback at a two hour workshop on Commissioning for Better Outcomes led by the Department of Social Services.

18 October 2017

New research released today shows that in the ACT around one in 10 people are living in a low-income household, and 12 per cent of children are living in low income households.

16 October 2017

Just over one year since the 2016 ACT Election, ACTCOSS has released themes for the 2018-19 Budget. These focus on gaps in social and community infrastructure, a need to better adjust to economic and digital change, and a warning about the need to recognise that as our city grows and the age and...

12 September 2017

We are calling on members to nominate for Committee positions open for election at our AGM on 21 November. Nominations close 5pm, 24 October.

22 August 2017

ACTCOSS welcomes the announcement of a citizens’ jury to be convened by the ACT Government to examine ways to improve the Compulsory Third Party insurance scheme (CTP) in the ACT.


Event Date: 24 October 2017

This workshop will provide participants with strategies to enhance organisational culture employee engagement, whilst highlighting the obligations employers and employees have in relation to the...

Event Date: 26 October 2017

Maintaining and increasing the quality of our work and innovatively meeting the needs of individuals and communities is core business for effective and efficient community oriented organisations...

Event Date: 26 October 2017
Considering your future financial wellbeing? Thinking about how superannuation might contribute to that?  Join us for a one hour session facilitated by HESTA to gain a better understanding of a range...
Event Date: 8 November 2017

This workshop will provide emerging leaders and key staff with some new skills and tools that they can add to their workplace toolbox to ensure they are efficient, effective and resilient to...

Event Date: 15 November 2017 to 16 November 2017

A trauma informed approach to child protection and family services for workers engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.