ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Update, Issue 86, Summer 2018-19: Community facilities: Now and into the future

Publication date: 
December 2018

The Summer 2018-19 journal offers information and perspectives around community facility needs and the value of investing in meeting these needs as the city is renewed and grows.

Contents include:

  • Editorial - By Susan Helyar, Director, ACTCOSS
  • Accessible community facilities an important aspect of a liveable Canberra - By Robert Altamore, People With Disabilities ACT
  • Repurposing for community: Lessons learnt at the Gordon Community Centre - By Debbi Fluke, Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT
  • Community facility or facilitating community? A look into the potential of the Woden Experiment - By Lauren Bradley, Woden Community Service
  • Aboriginal self-determination, management & delivery of services in the ACT - By Julie Tongs OAM, Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Services
  • Community facilities, community engagement & democracy – a key part of a thriving democracy - By the Canberra Alliance for Participatory Democracy
  • A place to meet: Canberra’s meeting places in an information age - By Craig Wallace, ACTCOSS
  • Loneliness, connectedness & social infrastructure - By Susan Helyar, ACTCOSS
  • Dementia cottage a welcome alternative to aged care homes - By Carers ACT
  • New ACTCOSS Committee, annual report & strategic directions launch
  • Symposium on children’s rights: Recap
  • ACT Community Sector Awards recipients
  • ACTCOSS learning & development calendar.