ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

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Stories of Chance

Leading Social Change: Digital hub for NFP board members. Sector Orientation; Peer Network; eLearning.

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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News

24 May 2019

Nominate now for the Canberra & District Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander Community Sector Worker of the Year Award! Nominations extended to 31 May 2019.

14 May 2019

With only four days to go until polling day, a report from the ACTCOSS Federal Election Forum has asked candidates to focus on local issues outside the issues raised in the so-called ‘Canberra bubble’. 

7 May 2019

In the lead up to announcement of the ACT 2019-2020 Budget, ACTCOSS has released research highlighting the need to ease cost of living pressures for low-income Canberra households.

2 May 2019

ACTCOSS, along with COSS around the country, have welcomed the ALP announcement of funding and partnerships to support housing in remote communities, and called on the Liberal Party to provide a similar commitment.

23 April 2019

Would you like to enter a draw for over $300 worth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources for your workplace?

Events

Event Date: 31 May 2019

Ngunnawal Lore Keeper, Richie Allan, will provide a Cultural Awareness on Country Tour to give participants some hands-on experience while providing valuable local understanding and appreciation...

Event Date: 6 June 2019

The ACT Budget will be announced on Tuesday 4 June 2019. ACTCOSS will hold its ACT Budget Forum for the Community Sector on Thursday 6 June from 12pm to 2pm. ACTCOSS Director, Susan Helyar, will...

Event Date: 13 June 2019

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

Event Date: 20 June 2019

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

Event Date: 5 July 2019

Cultivation is about creating conditions for growth and actually growing – focusing on both what’s important and what’s doable. In his keynote, Gary Veale will encourage participants to consider a...