ACTCOSS has today marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by calling for adequate support for ACT community services supporting women and children experiencing violence.
ACTCOSS has today made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee calling for a permanent and adequate increase to the rate of JobSeeker, Youth Allowance and other income support payments.
ACTCOSS today announced that Frances Crimmins, YWCA Canberra, has been elected as Chair as its annual general meeting held over the 12th and 13th of November 2020.
ACTCOSS is pleased to today host Wiradjuri man Jeffery Amatto, who will share his story of addiction, incarceration and recovery and survival within a cultural and spiritual framework.
The ACTCOSS Annual Report 2019-20 is now available.
ACTCOSS today said that last night's unrest at the Alexander Maconochie Centre highlights the need for urgent reforms of the ACT's prison.
ACTCOSS today condemned the Federal Government’s announcement of a cruel cut to income support payments at Christmas time and has called for a permanent, adequate rate of income support.
ACTCOSS today marked the start of NAIDOC Week 2020 by acknowledging this year’s theme, Always Was, Always Will Be and recognising that First Nations peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.
ACTCOSS today welcomed the Parliamentary and Governing Agreement between ACT Labor and the ACT Greens for the 10th Legislative Assembly.
This Gambling Harm Awareness Week, ACTCOSS has joined with the Canberra Gambling Reform Alliance to call on the incoming ACT Government to urgently act on gambling harm in the ACT.