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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

New ACOSS report confirms Budget fails fairness test

23 May 2015

A new report released today by the Australian Council of Social Service shows that, by keeping most of the 2014 savings measures and delivering new cuts, the 2015 Budget would strip an estimated $15... [ Read more ]

ACOSS on Budget 2015: Better direction but lower income earners still doing the heavy lifting

12 May 2015

Speaking at tonight's release of the Federal Budget, ACOSS said it shows some improvements in strategy, with a fairer approach to pension reform and increased investment in child care. But the... [ Read more ]

Community sector response to Federal Budget - doorstop

12 May 2015

Who: ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie and representatives from Australia's Community Sector
When: 10.30am Wednesday, May 13, 2014
Where: Senate Courtyard, Parliament House, Canberra

ACOSS CEO Dr... [ Read more ]

New child care investment welcome, but overall package is unbalanced and unfair

11 May 2015

Responding to the announcement of the Federal Government's ‘Jobs for Families' package, ACOSS has welcomed the effort to simplify and strengthen the early childhood and education system but... [ Read more ]

Budget must not forget the unemployed: 83% don’t have enough to live on

9 May 2015

On the eve of the Federal Budget, ACOSS and the state and territory Councils of Social Service have urged the Commonwealth Government to urgently address the gaping holes in Australia's social safety... [ Read more ]

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