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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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17 February 2017

ACTCOSS today welcomed the ACT Government’s recognition that it needs to do more to improve the safety and wellbeing of people in custody at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC), especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This was outlined in the government’s response to the...

16 February 2017

ACTCOSS today welcomed the ACT Government Future of Education Ministerial Statement and the commitment to a discussion paper and reform process by the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development, Yvette Berry MLA. 

14 February 2017

The Federal Parliament has established a Senate Inquiry into the Centrelink automated debt recovery program (widely known as 'robo debt'). Have your say!

1 February 2017

Over the past 24 hours ACTCOSS have been in the media again urging Senator Zed Seselja to stand up for local people effected by the Centrelink automated debt recovery program. Check out the media appearance and the quirky new video highlighting the unfairness of the debt recovery program.

31 January 2017

ACTCOSS again today calls on Senator Zed Seselja to stand up for people in the ACT caught up in the Federal Government’s Centrelink Robo-Debt Recovery Program.


Event Date: 8 March 2017

This workshop is an introduction to grant writing and is both theoretical and practical in nature. Participants will learn about whether they should bid or not bid for a grant, gain an...

Event Date: 14 March 2017

Communication skills are an essential component of a productive workplace, allowing people to work together cohesively and professionally. Strong communication skills means you can adapt yourself...

Event Date: 16 March 2017

The training program, facilitated by Julie Moore (Koorimunication), includes modules such as cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon...

Event Date: 29 March 2017

It is vital for professionals in the community sector to be able to express complex ideas clearly. Whether writing a report for funders or executive leaders or communicating with program ...

Event Date: 27 April 2017

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers with knowledge and skills that will assist them to create and support a highly effective team.