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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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15 August 2023 Learn more

Joint COSS letter to National Cabinet on Rental Crisis

Ahead of the National Cabinet meeting (16 August), ACTCOSS and the broader Councils of Social Service (COSS) Network* has called on state, territory and federal governments to step-up and take significant action to address the rental crisis. In a letter to the Prime Minister and Australia’s premiers and chief ministers, the COSS network – representing thousands of social […]

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21 June 2023 Learn more
Media release

ACTCOSS welcomes investments to address ACT housing crisis

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has today welcomed the ACT Government’s announcement of $345m in additional funding for housing measures in the 2023-24 ACT Budget. The investment will be spread across public housing growth and renewal, land release and the Affordable Housing Project Fund. ACTCOSS CEO Dr Devin Bowles said: “We congratulate the […]

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