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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

20 April 2018

The Leading Social Change Board Network is an informal network to connect volunteer board members across the ACT community sector. The 2018 Pilot Board Mentoring Program is for existing members of not-for-profit Boards in the ACT who would like to establish a mentee or mentor relationship with...

13 April 2018

A data snapshot compiled by the ACT Council of Social Service confirms that creating affordable housing and addressing homelessness should be the number one priority...

10 April 2018

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

5 April 2018

ACTCOSS is coordinating the Canberra & District Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander Community Sector Worker of the Year Award. Nominate a community sector worker or volunteer by Friday 15 June 2018.

16 March 2018

In this article, ACTCOSS takes a closer look at homelessness data in the ACT, including homelessness rates over time and specialist homelessness services.

Events

Event Date: 1 May 2018

This workshop will explore the context, approaches and skills of fit-for-purpose collaboration as a means of pursuing community outcomes.  

Event Date: 3 May 2018

This training program includes modules on cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal people, and yarning circles on various topics....

Event Date: 21 May 2018 to 22 May 2018

There are 3 spots available for this two-day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency workshop for family and community services.

Event Date: 22 May 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...

Event Date: 23 May 2018 to 24 May 2018

This workshop is for Family Support Workers who are working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and families with complex needs.