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Submission: Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020

ACTCOSS made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020. We recommended that the rate of JobSeeker and other income support payments be increased permanently and adequately.

Inputs: New National Disability Strategy

This paper calls for a strong National Disability Strategy to ensure action on access and inclusion in education, justice, transport, the built environment and other priority areas and population groups.

ACTCOSS Annual Report 2019-20

This ACTCOSS annual report highlights our achievements for 2019-20, including major policy advocacy and capability activities.

Submission: ICRC Issues Paper: Review of Methodologies for the Weighted Average Cost of Capital

ACTCOSS made a submission to the ICRC issues paper as it reviews how it calculates the weighted average cost of capital for water and sewerage services in the ACT.

2020 ACT Election checklist for voters and newly elected MLAs

This document is a checklist for 2020 ACT Election voters and newly elected members of the ACT Legislative Assembly on how the next ACT Government can create a fair and just Canberra for all Canberrans.

Factsheet: Poverty and inequality in the ACT

This factsheet brings together a range of important data and information on poverty and inequality in the ACT.

Scoping the costs and benefits of affordable housing in the ACT, Stage 1 report

This is the first report from a project by AHURI on behalf of ACT Shelter to assess the costs and benefits of providing social housing in the ACT and build a business case for addressing housing need in the ACT.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Self-Determination

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander Self-Determination

Older Australians and Aged Care

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Older Canberrans and Aged Care

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

ACT Cost of Living Report, 2020

The 2020 ACT Cost of Living Report tracks changes in the cost of living for low-income households in the Australian Capital Territory over the past 12 months and five years.

Cost of Living, Financial Hardship and Poverty

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Poverty, Inequality and the Cost of Living

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Women, Children and Families

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Supporting Canberra’s Women, Children and Families

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Climate and Energy

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Climate and Energy: A Just Transition

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

A Human Rights Jurisdiction

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Fulfilling the Promise of the ACT as a Human Rights Jurisdiction

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Disability

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Community Infrastructure

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Planning and Infrastructure to Build Community

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Affordable Housing and Homelessness

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief: Fixing Canberra’s housing crisis

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Supporting the Community Services Sector

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief

For a just and fair Canberra, the next ACT Government must:

Submission: COVID-19 pandemic response measures

ACTCOSS has made a submission to the Select Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic response on 29 June 2020 calling for additional measures to protect vulnerable Canberrans during the COVID-19 pandemic following the Committee’s Interim report 2 tabled 4 June 2020.