ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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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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News

15 February 2019

ACTCOSS welcomes announcements today on a major ACT justice reinvestment project, Building Communities Not Prisons, but there is more work to do around diversion and programs for women.

24 January 2019

This week ACTCOSS has been responding to the release of the 2019 Report on Government Services (ROGS) by the Productivity Commission.  Chapters released so far have pointed to the ongoing need for investments and policy work in housing, homelessness and justice system responses.

17 January 2019

The Ashurst Not-for-Profit Health Check Consultations are a series of consultations with our lawyers to evaluate aspects of the legal 'health' of your small organisation. Expressions of interest are due by 22 February 2019.

29 November 2018

New research released today has revealed that rental affordability is hitting crisis around Australia, especially for low income households struggling to make ends meet.

22 November 2018

ACTCOSS says it’s time for planners and policy makers to abandon short termism and invest in preparing for the future of the city following new population forecasts released today...

Events

Event Date: 7 March 2019

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

Event Date: 9 April 2019

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: 11 April 2019

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

Event Date: 2 May 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: 6 May 2019

The program provides participants with an opportunity to walk briefly in the shoes of Aboriginal Australians. It provides a generic overview of Aboriginal culture and history and aims to develop a...