Housing, Planning and Transport - ACTCOSS
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Housing, Planning and Transport

Affordable, accessible and fairly distributed housing, transport and community facilities are vital for the social inclusion, economic participation, health and wellbeing of all people. ACTCOSS advocates for reducing homelessness, housing stress or precarity and increasing community connection through the provision of adequate and sustainable infrastructure and urban planning.

ACTCOSS works with ACT Shelter and CHC Affordable Housing, and the Community Housing Industry Association on advocacy relating to housing and homelessness in the ACT.

ACTCOSS Position Statement on Housing

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ACTCOSS Position Statement on Planning and Transport

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31 January 2024 Learn more

Woolworths incident evokes the spirit of Robin Hood

Earlier this week, my children witnessed a man hastily push a trolley loaded with groceries out of Woolworths, skipping payment at self-checkout.  While no one in my family had seen anything similar before a couple of years ago, it is now a semi-regular occurrence. I’ve been wrestling with how to help my kids interpret this.  […]

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9 January 2024 Learn more

How long can the climate safety net hold?

The golden period between Christmas and New Year’s Day has traditionally been a time when Australians relaxed and recharged for the year ahead.  As climate change worsens, this period of respite will be viewed differently by today’s children, who will come to associate it with predictably unpredictable extreme weather events.  This year, many in Queensland were […]

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