ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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Here you'll find news about ACTCOSS activities and major community sector news.

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Media release: Housing report highlights need to maintain JobSeeker increase

30 April 2020

ACTCOSS today highlighted the importance of maintaining increased levels of income support and called for more government action to address the shortage of affordable housing in the ACT following the release of data on rental affordability in Canberra.

COVID-19 Update No.10, 29 April 2020

29 April 2020

This is Issue 10 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 29 April 2020.

Joint statement: ACT community services support National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services’ COVID-19 policy statement

24 April 2020

ACTCOSS has united with the Women’s Centre for Health Matters, the Women’s Legal Centre ACT and Professor Lorana Bartels to support the NATSILS COVID-19 policy statement and to call for its implementation in the ACT.

COVID-19 Update No.9, 23 April 2020

23 April 2020

This is Issue 9 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 23 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.8, 17 April 2020

17 April 2020

This is Issue 8 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 17 April 2020.

Media release: Human rights must be protected in COVID-19

15 April 2020

ACTCOSS welcomes a landmark statement by internationally-recognised human rights advocates calling for equal access to lifesaving medical treatment for people with disability during COVID-19.

COVID-19 Update No.7, 15 April 2020

15 April 2020

This is Issue 7 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 15 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update for Organisations Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities No. 1, 9 April 2020

9 April 2020

This is Issue 1 of the COVID-19 Update for Organisations Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities, sent on 9 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.6, 7 April 2020

7 April 2020

This is Issue 6 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 7 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.5, 3 April 2020

3 April 2020

This is Issue 5 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on Friday 3 April 2020.