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 February 2021

ACTCOSS today welcomed the appointment of Ms Christine Nixon as chair of the new Oversight Committee to develop a blueprint for change for the AMC and Court Transport Unit. However, ACTCOSS said that without an inquiry into systemic racism in Canberra’s prison, the injustice experienced by...

23 February 2021

The ACT Council of Social Service said that today’s Federal Government JobSeeker decision is devastating news for the many Canberrans receiving income support. The announcement – a measly $3.57 a day above the brutal old Newstart rate – will plunge thousands of Canberrans deeper into poverty as...

19 February 2021

ACTCOSS has today released a wide-ranging submission to the ACT Government’s ongoing Territory Planning Review. The submission calls for the new system to be evidence based, to prioritise people most affected by poor planning and to focus on social and inclusive planning.

18 February 2021

ACTCOSS has slammed a decision by the social media giant Facebook which saw some community organisations around the country unable to post and share information with vulnerable clients and service users. 

9 February 2021

ACTCOSS said that today’s ACT Budget fell short on the investments and vision required to ensure Canberrans facing disadvantage were protected as the ACT emerges from the COVID-19 crisis.

Events

Event Date: 12 March 2021

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

Event Date: 17 March 2021

The Reconciliation Peer Network is an informal group designed to bring together people interested in driving a reconciliation agenda.

Event Date: 19 March 2021

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: 23 March 2021

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting where you will:

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Event Date: 28 April 2021

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting where you will:

Learn from the experience of others Share information...