4 September 2013
Governments struggling to meet community needs and aspirations must listen to a broad range of voices as their leaders meet for the world's premier economic forum in Russia this week.
As the leaders... [ Read more ]
29 August 2013
The Australian Council of Social Service is calling for urgent government action to make energy more affordable for low income households, in a new report released today.
27 August 2013
The Australian Council of Social Service today released a set of principles to serve as a starting point for reform of Australia's tax system.
"Too often, would-be tax reformers start with their... [ Read more ]
23 August 2013
The Australian Council of Social Service today unveiled new modelling detailing a path for making Australia's Family Tax Benefit system fairer - by better targeting payments to families that need... [ Read more ]
22 August 2013
Who: ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie and representatives from Australia's community welfare sector
When: 11AM Friday August 23, 2013
Where: Mural Hall, Parliament House, Canberra
The Australian... [ Read more ]
21 August 2013
The latest cuts to drug prices announced by the Government today are welcome news for taxpayers and people who struggle to meet their medicine bills, says the Consumers Health Forum, CHOICE and the... [ Read more ]
21 August 2013
Australia can only achieve prosperity, competitiveness and fairness in the 21st century with stronger climate policies that improve carbon and energy productivity, said an alliance of social, union,... [ Read more ]
20 August 2013
Today ACOSS, CHF, and Choice have launched a major campaign to call on consumers, Government and members of a future Government to ‘Stand up for Cheaper Medicines'.
They say that Australian families... [ Read more ]