The Councils of Social Service across the country have joined together to urge the Morrison Government to reinstate funding to the National Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services Forum (NFVPLS) the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims and survivors of domestic violence.
ACTCOSS and the Women’s Centre for Health Matters have welcomed the Healthy Prison Review of the Alexander Maconochie Centre 2019 report from the ACT Inspector of Correctional Services, released on Tuesday, and await the ACT Government’s response to the recommendations.
ACTCOSS has outlined fifty priorities for the 2020-21 ACT Budget.
Today ACTCOSS will release a new report, Shattered Myths, charting 20 years of ACTCOSS work on poverty.
ACTCOSS has today announced the resignation of Susan Helyar, who has led the organisation since the beginning of 2013.
The Women’s Centre for Health Matters and the ACT Council of Social Service have released an analysis of ACT labour market data and future trends, focusing on wages, levels of qualification and growth across major industries.
Next week, 13-19 October is Anti-Poverty Week and ACTCOSS and Red Cross have been working with organisations across the community sector to intensify our advocacy against poverty. Check out what's on!
We are calling on members to nominate for Board positions open for election at our AGM on 12 November 2019. Nominations close 5pm, 29 October 2019.
The Tenants’ Union ACT (TUACT) and ACTCOSS today welcomed improved protections for renters in the ACT being introduced into the Assembly by ACT Attorney General Gordon Ramsay MLA.
ACTCOSS and the Youth Coalition of the ACT have welcomed the release of the Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Youth Affairs’ report on the Management and Minimisation of Bullying and Violence in ACT Schools.