ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Media

One of the ways ACTCOSS raises awareness in the community about social justice issues is through the media. Below you will find our media releases and key appearances.

Media contact: 0448 791 987. ACTCOSS welcomes invitations to comment on social and economic issues affecting people in Canberra and community managed organisations working in the ACT and region.

Media release: No clear skies ahead

5 June 2012

The ACT Government’s Budget for 2012-13 provides no clear skies ahead, leaving the community sector tackling a growing storm of demand and reform.

Media release: ACTCOSS asks ‘Whose Rights?’

13 February 2012

On the fourth anniversary of the Federal Parliament’s apology to the stolen generations the ACT Council of Social Service is launching a report advocating actions in a number of areas to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the ACT can enjoy the same rights as the general community

COSS media release: Community sector support for constitutional reform recognising rights of Australia’s First Peoples

19 January 2012

The Australian and State and Territory Councils of Social Service today warmly welcome the release of the Final report of the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and fully endorse its recommendations