ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation


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.


ACT State of the Community Sector Survey (Coming Soon)

17 June 2016

In support of the next steps for the Industry Plan, ACTCOSS is commissioning the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales to conduct an ACT State of the Community Sector Survey.

ACT Community Services Industry Plan Update - June 2016

17 June 2016

KPMG will be concluding their consultations on the ACT Community Services Industry Plan this week and will soon be producing a final draft of the plan.

ACT 2016-17 Budget Snapshot now available

9 June 2016

ACTCOSS has today released its annual Budget Snapshot for the community sector.

Media release: ACT Budget invests to turn off the tap on drivers of inequality

7 June 2016

The ACT Council of Social Service supports the overall direction of the ACT Budget for 2016-17 announced today. New funding to respond better to the needs of people exposed to domestic and family violence, more funding for mental health, drug and alcohol treatment, emergency and trauma health services, justice programs and well targeted...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week: 3-10 July 2016

26 May 2016

Read about how you and your organisation can promote and celebrate NAIDOC Week.

ACTCOSS Vision for Industry Plan - Speech

25 May 2016

Read ACTCOSS Director's strategic vision for future development of community services.

Nominations open: Canberra & District Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community Sector Worker of the Year

25 May 2016

Do you want to recognise and celebrate the work of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community sector worker in the ACT region? Nominate them for this NAIDOC award!

Early bird regos open: ACT 2020: Citizen Voice, Community Vision

25 May 2016

Early bird registrations for the 2016 ACTCOSS conference on 4-5 August 2016 at Rydges Capital Hill are now open!

Nominations open: ACT Community Sector Awards 2016

25 May 2016

Do you know of an ACT community sector organisation or individual who you’d like to recognise and celebrate? Fill out a nomination form and send it to ACTCOSS by Friday 8 July 2016.

Call for conference abstracts: ACT 2020 - Citizen Voice, Community Vision

17 May 2016

ACTCOSS invites you to submit abstracts for presentations at our 2016 conference on 4-5 August.