Community services are pressing for continued action on homelessness in Canberra following the release of 2016 ABS Census figures today which point to a fall in the overall rate of homelessness but highlight the continued demand for support services as well as people continuing to sleeping rough in the ACT.
As we move into 2018, ACTCOSS' policy work takes shape...
In addition to our Building Better Boards series and Emerging Leaders Program - as we draw to the end of 2017, here are some highlights of the conversations you or your colleagues might have been a part of through our Capability Program here at ACTCOSS.
A consortium of business, conservation and community groups has welcomed the launch of a new program to assist low income households install solar panels today by the ACT Government.
A report released today by ACTCOSS reveals a decline in the affordability of telecommunications for people on low incomes in the ACT. This is widening the digital divide as access to the internet and a mobile phone has become increasingly essential...
ACTCOSS and the Community Sector Leaders Forum held a joint event last month that provided an opportunity for leaders of community sector agencies in the ACT to critically reflect on 'whose outcomes' we are pursuing, who determines those outcomes, and how we know we are making a difference.
Slides are now available for the 14 November 2017 ACT Government Ministerial workshop on energy market reforms.
We have released our submission to the 2018-19 ACT Budget.