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 registrations for the 2016 ACTCOSS conference on 4-5 August 2016 at Rydges Capital Hill are now open!
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.
ACTCOSS invites you to submit abstracts for presentations at our 2016 conference on 4-5 August.
The Minister for Community Services, Ms Yvette Berry MLA, is hosting a Community Services Industry Plan Workshop on Wednesday 25 May 2016 at the National Portrait Gallery. This is an exciting opportunity for community sector industry leaders to come together to contribute ideas on what the Industry Plan is, what it will be used for and to start...
To celebrate Reconciliation Week (27 May - 3 Jun), ACTCOSS is running a draw for your ACT community sector workplace to win a basket of reconciliation resources worth $300. Just fill out the survey.
Twelve Canberra individuals and families have spoken out about their experience of housing stress and homelessness in a new publication which combines true stories and voter voices with electorate by electorate data to present a fresh and alarming picture of Canberra’s housing crisis.
The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has released its 2016 Cost of Living Report, which this year focuses on the costs of transport in Canberra. The research finds that Canberra has the second highest expenditure on transport amongst capital cities in the country. Darwin, the city with the highest transport expenditure is $233.78, with...
Ahead of this week’s COAG meeting, the ACT Chief Minister has indicated he is willing to consider a state and territory role in setting and collecting income tax. The ACT Council of Social Service opposes income tax collection by states and territories.
As we gather to celebrate Canberra Day and to mark the naming of our city just over a century ago the ACT Council of Social Service and ACT Shelter, peak bodies advocating for affordable housing and responding better to homelessness, have issued four unique new short videos to remind us all of the...