ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

CEO / Executive

Justice Connect NFP Law: Governing a Community Organisation (Morning) & Social Media and the Law (Afternoon) - 29 Aug 2019

ACTCOSS is proud to present the following two workshops by Justice Connect.  The NFP law service of Justice Connect - iteself a NFP organisation are delivered by qualified lawyers with specialist expertise in NFP and charity law.  All lawyers have experience in delivering legal training to community organisations and many are also personally involved in the sector as volunteer board or committee members.  

Participants are welcome to come to either session, or the whole day - but will need to register accordingly.  Please feel free to contact ACTCOSS directly if you would prefer to be registered manually.   

Industry Strategy

Community sector advice to, and engagement with, government happens formally through the Joint Community Government Reference Group (JCGRG). The JCGRG is a consultative forum focused on enhancing an open and transparent relationship between the ACT Government and community sector to progress social issues impacting the Canberra community.

ACT Human Rights Commission

ACT Human Rights Commission

The ACT Human Rights Commission’s role is to resolve complaints and promote rights. They:

  • provide an independent, fair and accessible process for resolving individual complaints
  • promote service improvement
  • promote the human rights and welfare of people
  • improve understanding of the laws that we work with

The ACT Human Rights Commission includes the following statutory office holders: