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.

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News

17 August 2018

ACTCOSS and the Youth Coalition of the ACT welcome the ACT Government’s Future of Education Strategy, focused on improving equity of education outcomes by putting students at the centre; empowering students and professionals; building strong communities; and delivering both equity and quality....

17 August 2018

ACTCOSS has welcomed the new report of the Housing Choices Collaboration Hub – a group of 31 randomly selected individuals representing a broad cross-section of the Canberra community – and has called on the ACT Government to listen, respond and act on their recommendations.

10 August 2018

ACTCOSS with the support of Hands Across Canberra have launched the Leading Social Change digital hub. Leading Social Change aims to develop the capability of new and existing members of governing bodies of community organisations in the...

8 August 2018

An alliance of community service organisations is calling on COAG Energy Ministers to ensure people get the full benefit from the National Energy Guarantee by not giving special treatment to big corporations and by ensuring the target setting process supports rapid emissions reduction in the...

1 August 2018

Calls for action on inequality in Australia have been spurred by new national reports released this week, including the Inequality in Australia 2018 report released by the Australian Council of Social Service and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the HILDA Statistical...

Events

Event Date: 29 August 2018

The ACT Human Rights Commission is providing free training for the community about ACT discrimination law. This interactive workshop will draw on real-life situations to enhance your understanding...

Event Date: 30 August 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...

Event Date: 6 September 2018

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Event Date: 11 September 2018

Do you sometimes find it difficult having the day-to-day conversations with those you lead, work for, or work with?  Are you sometimes challenged to find the right words and approach to ensure...

Event Date: 12 September 2018 to 13 September 2018

A trauma informed approach to child protection and family services for workers engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.