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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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.

Media release: Scrutiny of Government progress welcomed

18 March 2020

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.

Media release: ACTCOSS welcomes ACT Wellbeing Framework

12 March 2020

ACTCOSS today welcomed the release of the ACT Wellbeing Framework by the ACT Government.

Joint media release: ACTCOSS and YWCA Canberra call on federal government to mark International Women’s Day with a commitment to equal pay

6 March 2020

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.