26 March 2015
The Australian Council of Social Service has welcomed the announcement today by the Attorney-General George Brandis to restore cuts to vital community legal services.
In making this announcement the... [ Read more ]
24 March 2015
Peak community and housing groups today called on the Commonwealth Government to work with them in developing a national housing strategy to address the worsening housing affordability crisis in... [ Read more ]
23 March 2015Who: Dr Cassandra Goldie, ACOSS CEO, and representatives from peak community housing and homelessness organisations
When: 10.30am Tuesday March 24, 2015
Where: Senate Courtyard, Parliament House,... [ Read more ]
23 March 2015
The Australian Council of Social Service today rejected moves by the Federal Government to introduce trials of another iteration of income management through a ‘cashless' welfare card.
"Of all the... [ Read more ]
23 March 2015
The Australian Council of Social Service today strongly welcomed the Federal Government announcement to extend the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) for two years.
"This is... [ Read more ]
20 March 2015
The Australian Council of Social Service today urged the opposition parties and crossbenches to stand firm and vote against the harsh Government proposal to deprive young people of any income support... [ Read more ]
12 March 2015
Speaking at an affordable housing forum in Sydney on Thursday night, ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie will call on Federal, State and local Governments to step up to the challenge of improving housing... [ Read more ]
5 March 2015
The Australian Council of Social Service says the Intergenerational Report released today highlights the stark choices we face to fund the services we all want into the future.
ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra... [ Read more ]