Susan Helyar, the Director of the ACT Council of Social Service has announced that this year’s biennial ACTCOSS conference, to be held from 4-5 August 2016, will focus on amplifying citizen voice.
Read Director Susan Helyar's update on the progress of strategic planning for ACT community services and how you can get involved.
ACTCOSS and a number of our members have been part of a consultations by West Belconnen developers. Susan Helyar, Director of ACTCOSS, has provided an update on the activities of the People & Place Group.
We've released our draft program for the conference ACT 2020: Citizen Voice, Community Vision on 4-5 August 2016.
OA&TSIA and ACTCOSS have compiled a calendar of NAIDOC Week events being held in the ACT. Download the calendar
Read about health and wellbeing in the community sector -- related research, tools for employees and employers, and what employers can do to improve.
We've released Issue 76 of our quarterly journal Update. Read about working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. Read the journal
As part of the ACT Anti-Poverty Week Facilitating Group, ACTCOSS encourages individuals and organisations to organise or take part in an Anti-Poverty Week activity that aims to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in the ACT, Australia or overseas.
The Productivity Commission is holding a public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services. ACTCOSS encourages ACT service providers, consumers, and advocacy groups to engage in this discussion and have your voices heard.