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Friday 16 November 2018: Children's Rights Symposium, ACT Community Sector Awards and AGM - Register today!

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

29 October 2018

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the new ACT Housing Strategy announced today by the Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA and the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, Yvette Berry MLA.  

23 October 2018

We have released our expectations of the affordable housing actions that need to be included in the ACT Housing Strategy being announced on Monday 29 October 2018.

13 October 2018

Canberra people have opened up about the shocking toll that gambling, particularly electronic gaming machines, has taken on their lives and the lives of others in a new publication from ACTCOSS and the Canberra Gambling Reform Alliance.

28 September 2018

Susan Helyar writes about the Relationship Australia report on loneliness and ACTCOSS' advocacy for action to address gaps in municipal level social infrastructure.

Events

Event Date: 13 November 2018

The training program will include such modules as cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal people, and yarning circles on various...

Event Date: 16 November 2018

Attend ACTCOSS' AGM, symposium on the theme of 'The Rights of Children and Young People: Raised Expectations – Raised Responsibilities' and the ACT Community Sector Awards on Friday 16 November...

Event Date: 29 November 2018

These information sessions are aimed at people working in community sector organisations and related sectors, to receive an overview of services provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...