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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

ACOSS to appear before Senate Inquiry on impact of devastating community services cuts

21 April 2015

Who: Dr Cassandra Goldie, ACOSS CEO, and Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, ACOSS Deputy CEO

When: 1.45-2.45pm Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Where: Parliament House, Canberra

ACOSS representatives will appear before a... [ Read more ]

New Report calls for action on Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax

16 April 2015

In a new report released today, ACOSS is calling for action to restrict tax deductions for negatively geared property investments and the 50% discount on Capital Gains Tax, that are together costing... [ Read more ]

New report confirms stable housing is key to work

9 April 2015

A new report from the Productivity Commission dispels the myth that public housing is a disincentive to work and highlights the role of stable housing in employment outcomes. ACOSS has responded with... [ Read more ]

ACOSS outlines fair proposals to reform pensions and superannuation

2 April 2015

Who: Dr Cassandra Goldie, ACOSS CEO

When: 11.00am Thursday, April 2, 2015

Where: Corner Elizabeth St, Martin Place, Sydney (Outside ch7 MAP)

ACOSS CEO Cassandra Goldie will today outline the peak... [ Read more ]

Drop unfair plan to lower pension indexation, reform super and pension assets test instead

1 April 2015

The Australian Council of Social Service today issued a call to the Federal Parliament to reject the plan to lower the Indexation of pensions that would severely impact all pensioners, and instead... [ Read more ]

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