ACTCOSS is an active member of the ACT Women's Services Network (WSN). WSN recently submitted feedback on draft legislation addressing privacy and technology-facilitated abuse.
ACTCOSS welcomes the release this past week by the ACT Government of an Affordable Housing Discussion Paper inviting people who experience housing stress, landlords, community advocates for affordable housing and the property industry to share their views on actions that can be taken to improve the supply of affordable housing in Canberra.
This submission provides a preliminary examination of the nature, extent and consequences of insecure work in the ACT, focusing on impacts on people experiencing disadvantage and the community sector.
We’re thrilled to have received a grant of $20,000 from Hands Across Canberra to fund development of an e-learning platform for community workers and organisations, and development of a resource for people who join community organisation governing bodies.
ACOSS has worked with other national peak bodies to develop a resource paper on the proposed changes to Deductible Gift Recipient status
The COSS network have come together to call for a renewed commitment to the role and continuity of the ACNC.
ACTCOSS has compiled a calendar of NAIDOC Week events being held in the ACT.
ACTCOSS's response to the 2017-18 ACT Budget was delivered in a speech by Director, Susan Helyar at the 2017 ACT Budget Forum for the Community Sector on 8 June 2017.
ACTCOSS has today released its annual Budget Snapshot for the community sector.
The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed elements of today’s Budget but has called for greater ambition to deliver on the community’s expectation for a practical plan to drive back gathering inequality.