This submission provides a preliminary examination of the nature, extent and consequences of insecure work in the ACT, focusing on impacts on people experiencing disadvantage and the community sector.
We’re thrilled to have received a grant of $20,000 from Hands Across Canberra to fund development of an e-learning platform for community workers and organisations, and development of a resource for people who join community organisation governing bodies.
ACOSS has worked with other national peak bodies to develop a resource paper on the proposed changes to Deductible Gift Recipient status
The COSS network have come together to call for a renewed commitment to the role and continuity of the ACNC.
ACTCOSS has compiled a calendar of NAIDOC Week events being held in the ACT.
ACTCOSS's response to the 2017-18 ACT Budget was delivered in a speech by Director, Susan Helyar at the 2017 ACT Budget Forum for the Community Sector on 8 June 2017.
ACTCOSS has today released its annual Budget Snapshot for the community sector.
The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed elements of today’s Budget but has called for greater ambition to deliver on the community’s expectation for a practical plan to drive back gathering inequality.
Cost of living research commissioned by the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) over the past three years has revealed a persistent and widening gap between income and living costs for low income households in the ACT.
ACTCOSS has described next week’s Budget as a defining moment for Canberra and urged the ACT Government to make a push to tackle inequality and ensure well planned, designed and funded community services are the cornerstones of next week’s ACT Budget.