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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

Governments sleep at the wheel as housing affordability crashes

16 October 2014

The Australian Council of Social Service today urged Australian Governments to take coordinated action to tackle the worsening housing supply crisis.

"New data shows that the housing supply crisis is... [ Read more ]

2.5 million people living in poverty in Australia: new report

12 October 2014

The Australian Council of Social Service has today released a new report revealing that poverty is growing in Australia with an estimated 2.5 million people or 13.9% of all people living below the... [ Read more ]

Major report to reveal poverty is growing in Australia

10 October 2014

Who: Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, ACOSS, people living in poverty and representatives from St Vincent de Paul Society, The Salvation Army and other community welfare sector agencies.

When: Start time -... [ Read more ]

Rethink on harsh job search plan a victory for common sense

8 October 2014

Statement from ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie

"We are pleased that the Government has listened to the concerns expressed by ACOSS, the business community and many others about the ill-conceived... [ Read more ]

ACOSS welcomes ‘common sense’ of the Senate to reject harsh budget measures

2 October 2014

The Australian Council of Social Service today welcomed the Australian Senate's rejection of radical social security budget measures that would cut the incomes of people living in poverty and its... [ Read more ]

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