ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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News

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

For more news from the community sector, check out our Weekly Community Sector eNotices.

 

Media release: COVID-19 - New stimulus package welcomed

2 April 2020

ACTCOSS has welcomed the second ACT Government stimulus package, which focuses on relief to renters and additional funding to community organisations working to see Canberrans through the COVID-19 crisis.

Food & Other Emergency Relief, 1 April 2020

1 April 2020

This is a COVID-19 Food & Other Emergency Relief update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 1 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.4, 31 March 2020

31 March 2020

This is Issue 4 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on Tuesday 31 March 2020.

COVID-19 Human Resources Update No.1, 31 March 2020

31 March 2020

This is Issue 1 of the COVID-19 Human Resources Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 31 March 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.3, 27 March 2020

27 March 2020

This is Issue 3 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on Friday 27 March 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.2, 25 March 2020

25 March 2020

This is Issue 2 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on Wednesday 25 March 2020.

Media relese: ACT Government must allow community services flexibility in responding to COVID-19 crisis

24 March 2020

ACTCOSS is calling upon the ACT Government to reduce the administrative burden on community service providers as they respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Update No.1, 23 March 2020

23 March 2020

This is Issue 1 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on Monday 23 March 2020.

Media release: Community COVID-19 rescue package welcomed

20 March 2020

ACTCOSS has welcomed key elements of the ACT Government’s rescue and stimulus package announced today in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Media release: Report shows ACT community services already struggling before COVID-19 crisis

20 March 2020

Government support for the NFP community service sector in the ACT is failing to keep up with demand for services, foster collaboration and allow for advocacy. This is a key finding from the Australian Community Sector Survey.