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ACTCOSS is your peak body for community organisations and people experiencing disadvantage in the ACT.

Our vision is to live in a fair and equitable community that respects and values diversity, human rights and sustainability and promotes justice, equity, reconciliation and social inclusion.

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News

12 July 2018

Congratulations to the Dhunlung Yarra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit for receiving with the Canberra & District Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Sector Worker of the Year Award.

6 July 2018

Check out the latest ACTCOSS journal, with the theme of 'People with disability: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander perspectives'.

22 June 2018

ACTCOSS has compiled a calendar of NAIDOC Week events being held in the ACT.

8 June 2018

Congratulations to Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) who were announced as the winners of the National Reconciliation Week draw at ACTCOSS' Budget Forum on Thursday 7 June 2018.

7 June 2018

Today we've released our annual ACT Budget Snapshot, briefly analysing the 2018-19 ACT Budget's impacts on people experiencing disadvantage and households on low incomes, and the community sector.

Events

Event Date: 31 July 2018

Join us for the screening of the Award winning documentary "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope", followed by a resilience building workshop.  Through the documentary we will...

Event Date: 9 August 2018

This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.

Event Date: 9 August 2018

Julie Moore has developed this training to assist workers to attain a practical and measureable difference in the lives of Aboriginal people, and assist government and corporate organisations to...

Event Date: 15 August 2018

Join us for the first gathering of the ACT Social Enterprise Peer Network for 2018.  The network is an informal cross-sectoral group designed to bring together people in the ACT who are interested...

Event Date: 28 August 2018

For years, it has been ‘the people in IT’ who have had the primary responsibility for ensuring the privacy and overall safety of their organisations digital infrastructure.  Those days are long...