ACTCOSS has welcomed last week’s public hearings on government services by the ATSIEB. The annual hearings provide an opportunity for scrutiny of ACT Government programs by ATSIEB.
ACTCOSS today welcomed the release of the ACT Wellbeing Framework by the ACT Government.
Ahead of International Women’s Day, ACTCOSS and YWCA Canberra are calling on the federal government to commit to equal pay for workers in the community sector.
ACTCOSS is urging the ACT Government to prioritise investment in social housing infrastructure when proposing to the federal government new measures to stimulate the economy.
ACTCOSS has called on the ACT Government to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14 years old from the current level of 10 years old.
ACT community service leaders are concerned that the Federal Government has yet to commit to the continuation of funding put in place to ensure staff can be fairly paid in this important sector.
The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed a new bill in the ACT Legislative Assembly that will offer more flexible payment options for people facing fines.
Advocacy for Inclusion (AFI) and the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTOSS) have today commended the ACT Government’s commitment to $4.9 million over four years to ensure the full rollout of the Disability Justice Strategy as part of today’s 2019/2020 ACT Budget Review.
The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the direction of the ACT Government’s 2019-20 mid-year Budget Review that includes new investments in our community despite tough economic circumstances.
The ACT Council of Social Service this week called for more transparency and a robust external review mechanism of child protection decisions in its evidence to the ACT Legislative Assembly’s Inquiry into Child and Youth Protection Services (CYPS).