The ACTCOSS submission to the ACT Budget 2015-16 includes key asks around affordable housing and homelessness that community sector organisations have come together to promote. We collectively believe ongoing investment will underpin and facilitate genuinely better and more sustainable outcomes for disadvantaged Canberrans in the areas government has identified as priorities for action in its Budget Strategy.
This report examines labour market trends in Canberra.
ACTCOSS' submission to the ACT Budget 2015-16.
The Spring 2014 journal explores employment, unemployment and underemployment in the ACT.
Summary report for ACTCOSS' biennial conference in 2014: Designing Social Change - Beyond Talk, Taking Action.
The Gulanga Program developed the Activity Book to assist organisations in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. We hope the activities will assist you to connect with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their cultures.
ACTCOSS' comment to the Standing Committee on the Public Accounts Inquiry into the Auditor General’s Report No.4 of 2013: National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH).
This is a practical guide for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander workers in the community sector. It aims to raise awareness of services and to facilitate the engagement of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and their families to access services that will best meet their needs.
Summary paper outlining selected Budget initiatives.
The Winter 2014 journal explores criminal justice matters in the ACT.
ACTCOSS' letter on the proposed increase in electricity pricing set out in the ICRC's Price Determination Draft Report.
ACTCOSS submission to the Senate Inquiry into Affordable Housing, highlighting the critical issues affecting people securing stable, affordable housing in the ACT.
The Autumn 2014 journal explores women in the ACT.
The CASAT is a set of good practice standards developed to assist community service organisations improve the quality of their services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and communities and to strengthen the organisation’s knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
This report has found that a Citizen Advocacy program would make a significant contribution to increasing the range and capacity of disability advocacy programs available in the ACT to support people with disabilities. We also found that it is feasible to set up a Citizen Advocacy program in the ACT.
The Summer 2013-14 journal explores co-design in the community sector.
This is a poem by Canberra writer Hal Judge for ACTCOSS' 50th birthday in 2013.
The ACTCOSS Strategic Plan 2014-2018 outlines our vision, roles and values. It also contains our goals and strategic priorities, and the key measures of success.
This ACTCOSS annual report is a record of our achievements for 2012-13, including major policy advocacy, sector development and organisation development activities.
In this submission, ACTCOSS’ main interest is that judicial officers in the ACT have the right range of sentencing options available so that the social determinants of crime are addressed, offenders are given the opportunity to rehabilitate, and the risks of reoffending are reduced whilst community safety is maximised.