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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:

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:

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.

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.

Submission: Inquiry in the form of an evaluation of current ACT Policing arrangements

ACTCOSS has made a submission to the Select Committee on Justice and Community Safety to highlight key issues on the community engagement activities of ACT Policing.

Submission: Consultation on Prohibition of Conversion Practices in the ACT

ACTCOSS fully supports the passage of the legislation on the prohibition of conversion practices in the ACT.

A Just Canberra

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief

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

Better Health

ACTCOSS 2020 ACT Election issue brief

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