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Media Contact

We welcome inquiries from media organisations for interview requests on ACOSS' policy positions and reaction to policy developments affecting low income Australians.

ACOSS Media and Communications Coordinator Fernando de Freitas
Office: 02 93106209
Mobile: 0419 626 155
Email: fernando@acoss.org.au

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Latest Media Releases

Long live climate action: groups call for end to polluting politics

17 July 2014

Long live climate action: groups call for end to polluting politics

A coalition of civil society groups has urged Parliament to end divisive climate politics and take constructive action to reduce carbon pollution. The group has expressed deep disappointment at the... [ Read more ]

Australian community leaders unite in defending a price on pollution

8 July 2014

Note: representatives of the AMWU, ACOSS, ACF, AYCC, PHAA, UFU and ARRCC will conduct a press conference in the Senate courtyard, Parliament House, on Tuesday 8 July at 10.30 am.

More than twenty... [ Read more ]

ACOSS pays tribute to Graeme Innes’ contribution as Disability Discrimination Commissioner

5 July 2014

ACOSS pays tribute today to Disability Discrimination Commissioner Mr Graeme Innes AM for his important contribution to human rights in Australia, as he leaves the role that he has held since 2005.... [ Read more ]

Payment reform must reduce poverty, complexity, and exclusion from employment

30 June 2014

In responding to the Interim Report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform, ACOSS says reforms should ensure that no disadvantaged group is worse off, that payments are targeted to need and that... [ Read more ]

Alliance proposes partnerships to secure jobs for disadvantaged jobseekers

30 June 2014

Alliance proposes partnerships to secure jobs for disadvantaged jobseekers

The Australian Council of Social Service, the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Business Council of Australia today jointly proposed improvements to employment services to deliver better job... [ Read more ]

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