ACTCOSS, ACT Shelter and the Community Housing Industry Association ACT (CHIA ACT) have today responded to the housing announcements of the three major parties contesting the 2020 ACT election.
We are calling on members to nominate for Board positions open for election at our AGM on 12 November 2020. Nominations close 5pm, Thu 29 Oct 2020.
ACTCOSS today released the 11th of twelve 2020 ACT Election issue briefs, calling for parties and candidates to commit to actions to support older Canberrans and their carers, and to improve the quality of aged care in the ACT.
This Friday, over 22,000 Canberrans face the loss of $300 per fortnight as the Australian Government’s Coronavirus Supplement is reduced, pushing many into poverty. ACTCOSS is calling on the Australian Government to extend the existing Coronavirus Supplement of $550 per fortnight and to move quickly to legislate a permanent, adequate JobSeeker...
ACTCOSS has today released its tenth of twelve 2020 ACT Election issue briefs calling for targeted action to address cost of living pressures for low-income households in the ACT. This coincides with the release of ACTCOSS’s annual ACT Cost of Living Report.
ACTCOSS yesterday released its 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Supporting Canberra’s Women, Children and Families.
ACTCOSS yesterday released the eighth of twelve 2020 ACT Election issue briefs calling for parties and candidates to work to fulfill the promise of a just transition to net zero emissions in the ACT by 2045 or sooner.
ACTCOSS has called on the Federal Government to scrap looming cuts to the JobSeeker payment that would plunge thousands of Canberrans into poverty and damage the ACT’s economic recovery.
ACTCOSS today released its seventh of twelve 2020 ACT Election issue briefs calling for parties and candidates to work to fulfill the promise of the ACT as a human rights jurisdiction.
ACTCOSS has joined with peak disability representative organisations in calling for the next ACT Government to take actions that will deliver a more inclusive and accessible Canberra for the nearly 20% of Canberrans who have a disability.