ACTCOSS has welcomed the discussion paper on residential tenancy reforms released today by the ACT Government.
ACTCOSS today highlighted shocking research showing that high rents in the ACT are pushing essential community sector workers into serious financial stress.
ACTCOSS today gave evidence to the ACT Legislative Assembly’s Select Committee on the Drugs of Dependence (Personal Use) Amendment Bill 2021.
ACTCOSS has today welcomed the expansion of the ACT’s COVID-19 vaccination program including extended opening hours for the Access and Sensory Clinic and the inclusion of all social and community sector frontline workers as now eligible for vaccination.
ACTCOSS has joined ACOSS as well as ACT disability representative organisations in calling for an improvement in income support for people with disability in a submission to the federal Inquiry into the purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension published today.
ACTCOSS has renewed calls for the ACT Government to consider making public transport free in Canberra.
ACTCOSS has given feedback on Dr Marisa Paterson MLA’s exposure draft of the Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2021. The Bill introduces a new definition of consent based on free and voluntary agreement.
ACTCOSS today told an ACT Legislative Assembly Inquiry that urgent action was needed to increase the supply of public and community housing.
ACTCOSS today welcomed confirmation by the ACT Government that key frontline community services would continue to receive funding from 1 July 2021 following the delay of the 2021-22 ACT Budget to 31 August 2021.
In the lead up to the 2021-22 ACT Budget, the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has made a submission to the ACT Government’s Budget Consultation.