ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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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.

NOTE: 22 May 2017: ACTCOSS' email is currently intermittent. To contact us, please call our office on 02 6202 7200. For urgent emails, please send to [email protected].

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News

11 May 2017

The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) and ACTCOSS today released a report outlining community concerns and solutions in relation to the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT justice system. The report is from a forum that was...

10 May 2017

The ACT Council of Social Service has joined the Australian Council of Social Service and peak bodies in welcoming some broad directions in the Federal Government 2017-2018 Budget while expressing concern about punitive welfare measures as well as risks to social infrastructure in Canberra.

3 May 2017

Would you like to enter a draw for over $300 worth of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander resources for your workplace?

26 April 2017

The ACT Council of Social Service has supported calls for the Federal Government to address the housing affordability crisis affecting millions across the country and has joined calls for the government to deliver on early promising indications that it is prepared to invest in housing in next...

26 April 2017

Do you want to recognise and celebrate the work of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community sector worker in the ACT region? Nominate them for this NAIDOC award!

Events

Event Date: 23 May 2017

In the lead up to the announcement of the 2017-18 ACT Budget on 6 June, ACTCOSS will be holding a session on reading ACT Budget Papers. This session will include a presentation by Megan Smithies...

Event Date: 29 May 2017

Do you fully understand your legal duties as a board or committee member?

As a committee or board member of a community organisation, it’s important you’re fully aware of your legal...

Event Date: 29 May 2017

The program provides participants with an opportunity to walk briefly in the shoes of Aboriginal Australians. It provides a generic overview of Aboriginal culture and history and aims to develop a...

Event Date: 30 May 2017

There are many benefits to collaborating with other NFPs – from accessing funding to increasing your reach in the community. However it is important you understand the legal side of various...

Event Date: 30 May 2017

Are you handling the personal details of volunteers, members or clients? Privacy laws can be tricky for community organisations to navigate, particularly with developments in technology and...