ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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Here you'll find news about ACTCOSS activities and major community sector news.

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COVID-19 Update No.10, 29 April 2020

29 April 2020

This is Issue 10 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 29 April 2020.

Joint statement: ACT community services support National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services’ COVID-19 policy statement

24 April 2020

ACTCOSS has united with the Women’s Centre for Health Matters, the Women’s Legal Centre ACT and Professor Lorana Bartels to support the NATSILS COVID-19 policy statement and to call for its implementation in the ACT.

COVID-19 Update No.9, 23 April 2020

23 April 2020

This is Issue 9 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 23 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.8, 17 April 2020

17 April 2020

This is Issue 8 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 17 April 2020.

Media release: Human rights must be protected in COVID-19

15 April 2020

ACTCOSS welcomes a landmark statement by internationally-recognised human rights advocates calling for equal access to lifesaving medical treatment for people with disability during COVID-19.

COVID-19 Update No.7, 15 April 2020

15 April 2020

This is Issue 7 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 15 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update for Organisations Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities No. 1, 9 April 2020

9 April 2020

This is Issue 1 of the COVID-19 Update for Organisations Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities, sent on 9 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.6, 7 April 2020

7 April 2020

This is Issue 6 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on 7 April 2020.

COVID-19 Update No.5, 3 April 2020

3 April 2020

This is Issue 5 of the COVID-19 Update, sent to ACTCOSS members on Friday 3 April 2020.

Media release: COVID-19 - New stimulus package welcomed

2 April 2020

ACTCOSS has welcomed the second ACT Government stimulus package, which focuses on relief to renters and additional funding to community organisations working to see Canberrans through the COVID-19 crisis.