2 December 2014
ACOSS today applauded the UN Committee against Torture's clear findings against Australia's treatment of people seeking asylum and refugees.
The Committee found major breaches of our international... [ Read more ]
1 December 2014
Representatives from business and community sectors have begun a dialogue about tax reform to explore areas of agreement and disagreement ahead of the Government's tax review next year.
"If we are to... [ Read more ]
13 November 2014
Ten remarkable women will feature in the Sydney Premiere of documentary 10 Stories of Single Mothers at the Chauvel this Thursday evening.
10 Stories is the story of Wendy, Bianca, Dianne, Penny,... [ Read more ]
11 November 2014
Australia's community sector will gather in Melbourne today to urge the Australian government to work together with civil society and business groups on a national inclusive growth plan as G20 world... [ Read more ]
29 October 2014
On the eve of the Government's second 'Repeal Day', the peak body for Australia’s community services today said the Federal Government’s plan to abolish the sector’s compulsory reporting through the... [ Read more ]
28 October 2014
The Australian Council of Social Service today urged the Federal Parliament to support the budget proposal to abolish the Seniors Supplement, which is poorly targeted to people who do not need... [ Read more ]
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 ]
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 ]