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Media Releases

Community organisations call for a certain future for family violence services: Doorstop

6 March 2014

Who:
  • Cassandra Goldie, CEO, Australian Council for Social Service (ACOSS)
  • Fiona McCormack, CEO, Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic)
  • Jenny Smith, CEO, Council to Homeless Persons (CHP)
  • Jacinta... [ Read more ]

ACOSS calls on Commonwealth to end funding uncertainty over services

4 March 2014

Amid growing budget speculation, the Australian Council of Social Service has today called on the Federal Government to end uncertainty about the future of key community services.

In a supplementary... [ Read more ]

ACOSS calls for action on jobs and employment support to stem growing unemployment

28 February 2014

The Australian Council of Social Service has called for urgent Government action to improve income and employment supports to tackle growing unemployment.

In response to the latest unemployment... [ Read more ]

ACOSS to appear at Senate Inquiry into Commission of Audit

18 February 2014

Who: ACOSS CEO, Dr Cassandra Goldie
What: Senate Select Committee, Abbott Government's Commission of Audit (Commission of Audit established by the Commonwealth Government)
When: 2.30 - 3.15pm Tuesday... [ Read more ]

ACOSS CEO to outline a responsible path to budget reform at CEDA

12 February 2014

Who: ACOSS CEO, Dr Cassandra Goldie

What: CEDA - the Committee for Economic Development of Australia - 'Economic and Political Overview' in Brisbane

When: 10.00 to 2.00pm Wednesday 12 February 2014

... [ Read more ]

Budget should be based on needs, not wants: ACOSS

10 February 2014

The Australian Council of Social Service today urged the Federal Government to deliver on its promise to put the nation's Budget on a sustainable long-term footing in a fair way that doesn't leave... [ Read more ]

ACOSS calls for Budget to be based on needs, not wants

9 February 2014

Who: ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie

When: 10AM Monday February 10, 2014

Where: ACOSS Office, Level 2, 619 Elizabeth Street, Redfern, NSW

ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie will on Monday unveil... [ Read more ]

ACOSS response to Government’s plans for ACNC

30 January 2014

Dr Cassandra Goldie, ACOSS CEO, said:

"In 2010 the Productivity Commission conducted the most comprehensive assessment of the contribution of Australia's non-profit organisations and what was needed... [ Read more ]