ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election Leaders Forum - 2 Sep, 1pm-2pm


In this live forum, the three ACT leaders present their parties’ positions, commitments and approaches on key social and community issues affecting Canberrans.

Join the conversation: we encourage you to join the conversation with other attendees via the video's live chat, or post on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtags #CBRVotes and #ACTCOSSForum2020.

Chat etiquette: we want to hear your thoughts during the debate, but please keep this discussion constructive and respectful. Comments in live chat should not contain swearing or offensive language. We'll be moderating the chat accordingly.

Questions: we only have time to feed one audience question from the live chat to the candidates, but we’ll be monitoring the discussion to inform our ongoing advocacy. We’ll also send a summary of the conversation to the leaders, along with outstanding questions, and we'll publish responses we receive on the ACTCOSS website.


  • ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA (ACT Labor)
  • Leader of the Opposition Alistair Coe MLA (Canberra Liberals)
  • ACT Greens Leader Shane Rattenbury MLA.

Facilitator: Dr Emma Campbell, CEO, ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS).

ACTCOSS advocates for social justice in the ACT and represents not-for-profit community organisations.