Federal Election - ACTCOSS
Social Justice Issue

Federal Election

For Federal Elections, ACTCOSS provides opportunities for ACT candidates to hear from the community sector on the issues that impact us the most. Our advocacy at the Federal level relates to raising income support, housing security, climate action, revenue, funding for community services and self-determination for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Policy Platform – ACOSS

ACTCOSS Position Statement on Federal Election

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25 August 2022 Learn more
Media release

Robodebt Royal Commission must deliver answers, accountability and protections

The ACT Council Social Service (ACTCOSS) has today welcomed the Robodebt Royal Commission as an important step to getting answers, accountability and better social security protections following this appalling abuse of power. Dr Emma Campbell, ACTCOSS CEO said: “ACTCOSS’s peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) led the campaign to end Robodebt and […]

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6 May 2022 Learn more
Media release

Canberrans on low incomes hit hardest by cost of living rises as income supports removed

Canberrans living on low incomes are being hit hardest by the biggest increase in cost of living in over 20 years. Far from sharing in an economic and community recovery, more people are seeking support from ACT community sector organisations due to the rising cost of living and declining income support. These are among the […]

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