ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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ACT Election 2020

ACT Election Community Services Conversations

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 September 2020

This Friday, over 22,000 Canberrans face the loss of $300 per fortnight as the Australian Government’s Coronavirus Supplement is reduced, pushing many into poverty. ACTCOSS is calling on the Australian Government to extend the existing Coronavirus Supplement of $550 per fortnight and to move...

23 September 2020

ACTCOSS has today released its tenth of twelve 2020 ACT Election issue briefs calling for targeted action to address cost of living pressures for low-income households in the ACT. This coincides with the release of ACTCOSS’s annual ACT Cost of Living Report.

21 September 2020

ACTCOSS yesterday released its 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Supporting Canberra’s Women, Children and Families.

21 September 2020

ACTCOSS yesterday released the eighth of twelve 2020 ACT Election issue briefs calling for parties and candidates to work to fulfill the promise of a just transition to net zero emissions in the ACT by 2045 or sooner.

15 September 2020

ACTCOSS has called on the Federal Government to scrap looming cuts to the JobSeeker payment that would plunge thousands of Canberrans into poverty and damage the ACT’s economic recovery.

Events

Event Date: 29 September 2020

Please join us for our informal monthly member catch-ups via Zoom, held on the last Tuesday of each month.  We welcome any member to drop in to share information, concerns or highlight issues...

Event Date: 2 October 2020

Join us on Facebook Live to discuss community sector policy and issues with the community sector spokesperson from each of the three major...

Event Date: 7 October 2020

The ACT CASP Peer Network meeting is for representatives of CASP funded service providers, and related health and community services.

Event Date: 9 October 2020

Join us on Facebook Live to discuss community sector policy and issues with the community sector spokesperson from each of the three major...

Event Date: 21 October 2020

Are you working in or interested in communications in the ACT not-for-profit sector? Join CommsNet -- you can chat, share your work and current challenges, and discuss comms topics such as...