ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Banner - Gulanga Program - Cultural awareness support for your NFP

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

18 March 2019

Canberra’s high fuel prices are hitting low-income households hardest. This is a key finding from the ACTCOSS analysis of cost of living data shared in a submission to the ACT Legislative Assembly Select Committee Inquiry into Fuel Pricing.

1 March 2019

Make a submission, give feedback on your priorities or provide a short quote for our submission to the Moving Canberra: Integrated Transport Strategy.

28 February 2019

This is the last day of a record breaking hot summer. Extremely cold weather is only a few months away. Now is the time for the ACT Government to take further action to reduce human induced climate change, mitigate the impacts of a more unstable and changing climate, and set up a just transition...

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.

Events

Event Date: 1 April 2019

Ashurst and ACTCOSS invite you to attend the FREE Not-for-Profit Health Check Seminars and networking lunch on Governance, Employment, and Funding & Fundraising.  

Please RSVP by Friday...

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...