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ACOSS welcomes digital training kit for Australia’s community sector

15 August 2013

The Australian Council of Social Service has welcomed the announcement of their successful application, in partnership with Infoxchange, to roll out a Digital Business Kit for the not-for-profit... [ Read more ]

ACOSS outlines proposals for first 100 days of new government

12 August 2013

Monday August 12, 2013

In the run-up to next month’s federal election, the Australian Council of Social Service today unveiled a set of comprehensive proposals for the first 100 days of the new... [ Read more ]

Major parties shouldn’t turn their back on young and long term unemployed

8 August 2013

In response to the latest unemployment figures, the Australian Council of Social Service is calling on the major political parties not to turn their back on young and long term unemployed people in... [ Read more ]

Make homelessness an election priority: Major parties told

8 August 2013

Australia's major political parties have been issued a challenge to put homelessness back at the top of the federal election campaign agenda and agree to fund a long-term partnership to halving the... [ Read more ]

Economic Statement not bold enough: ACOSS

2 August 2013

The Australian Council of Social Service has warned that bolder action will be needed to stem poverty and restore the federal budget to surplus over time, following the release of today's Economic... [ Read more ]

ACOSS response to Federal Government’s Economic Statement

2 August 2013

Who: Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, ACOSS

When: 2.30PM Friday August 2, 2013

Where: Martin Place, Sydney (Between Elizabeth and Phillip Streets, near Channel 7)

ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie will hold a... [ Read more ]

Budget statement a choice between people in poverty and vested interests

1 August 2013

The Australian Council of Social Service is calling on the Federal Government to put people and the community ahead of vested interest groups and make tackling poverty a priority in its economic... [ Read more ]

Condemnation for government’s asylum seeker policy – cruel and inhumane

22 July 2013

ACOSS joins with St Vincent de Paul and UnitingCare Australia to condemn Friday's announcement of a new immigration policy which increases offshore processing of asylum seekers and gives them no hope... [ Read more ]