ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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ACTCOSS Annual Report 2008-09

This ACTCOSS annual report is a record of our achievements for 2008-09, including major policy advocacy, sector development and organisation development activities.

ACTCOSS RAP Statement of Commitment

ACTCOSS states its commitment to its first Reconciliation Action Plan.

ACTCOSS Pledge for Reconciliation and Justice

Prior to developing a Reconiliation Action Plan, ACTCOSS made a Pledge for Reconciliation and Justice. Our Pledge sets out our commitments to achieving reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australians.

ACTCOSS Annual Report 2007-08

This ACTCOSS annual report is a record of our achievements for 2007-08, including major policy advocacy, sector development and organisation development activities.

Circles of Support: Towards Indigenous Justice - Prevention, Diversion and Rehabilitation

Although the ACT has the lowest rate of imprisonment of any Australian jurisdiction, and one of the lowest rates of Indigenous imprisonment, Indigenous people are still significantly overrepresented in our justice system.

This report attempts to engage with the reasons for this over-representation, to identify existing mainstream and Indigenous crime prevention and diversion initiatives in the ACT, to highlight gaps in service provision and areas of unmet need and make recommendations for change.

ACTCOSS Annual Report 2006-07

This ACTCOSS annual report is a record of our achievements for 2006-07, including major policy advocacy, sector development and organisation development activities.

Raising the Standard (RTS) Manual

A manual to guide quality improvement In ACT community service organisations.

Submission: Exposure Draft of the Public Advocate (Official Visitors) Amendment Bill 2012

In this submission, ACTCOSS states that at the heart of this discussion must remain the needs of vulnerable Canberrans accessing or detained in identified services.

OIK - Governance and Strategic Leadership

This section of the OIK outlines the role, responsibilities and challenges that face a Board or Management Committee.

As well as the information provided in OIK documents below, the following links may be helpful for your reference.

OIK - People Management

The people who do the work in an organisations, whether they are workers, managers, administrators, volunteers or board members are crucial to providing quality services and maintaining an organisation. In a complex environment good human resource