ACOSS Reports and Submissions

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CLIMATE & ENERGYCOMMUNITY SECTOR | ECONOMICS & TAX | INCOME SUPPORT & EMPLOYMENT | HEALTH | HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS | POVERTY & INEQUALITY | OTHERS | COVID-19


JobSeeker Payments: Access and Requirements

Accessible Version Here

September 2020

 

Proposed cross-border recognition model for charitable fundraisers

Accessible Version Here

September 2020

 

Job Ready Graduates

Accessible Version Here

September 2020

 

Australia’s Community Sector and COVID-19: Supporting communities through the crisis. An Australian Community Sector Survey special report

September 2020

 

Estimating the economic impacts of lowering current levels of income support payments

September 2020

 

JobSeeker Cuts – Survey Of 600 People

11 September 2020

 

Australia’s Community Sector & Covid-19: Impact of increased income support on community services

26 August 2020

 

Supplementary Pre-Budget Submission 2020-2021

Accessible Version Here

24 August 2020

 

ACOSS Response to Questions on Notice from Senator Siewert

14 August 2020

 

ACOSS submission to Technology Investment Roadmap

22 June 2020

 

DEIP Access Pricing Reform Package – Outcomes Report (June 2020)

June 2020

 

More Sun for Everyone rule change 07.07.20

7 July 2020

 

COVID 19 Housing and homelessness Briefing

6 June 2020

 

ACOSS Submission to Senate COVID-19 Inquiry

26 May 2020

 

ACOSS submission to Senate Inquiry: lessons learned in relation to the Australian bushfire season 2019-2020

ACCESSIBLE VERSION HERE

11 June 2020

 

Poverty in Australia 2020: Part 2, Who is affected? 

28 May 2020

 

ACOSS Minimum Wage Submission May 2020

5th May 2020

 

ACOSS submission to Bushfire Royal Commission

ACCESSIBLE VERSION HERE

5th May 2020

 

Faces of Unemployment 2020

ACCESSIBLE VERSION HERE

1st April 2020

 

The profile and pulse of the sector: Findings from the 2019 Australian Community Sector Survey

ACCESSIBLE VERSION HERE

20th March 2020

 

Review on Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility

3rd March 2020

 

Poverty in Australia 2020: Part 1, Overview

28th February 2020

 

Challenges for Australia’s Community Sector: ERO supplementation

27th February 2020

 

ACOSS Brief: Health of the NEM – Current and emerging energy affordability issues for people on low incomes.

24th February 2020

 

Submission to the Draft Report – Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

10th February 2020

 

Submission to the Retirement Income Review

4th February 2020

 

Submission: Religious Freedom Bills – Second Exposure Draft

31st January 2020

 

Newstart Increase Briefing Note

30th January 2020

 

Accessible ACOSS Budget Priority Statement 2020-2021

30th January 2020

 

ACOSS Budget Priority Statement 2020-2021

30th January 2020

 

Demand for Community Services Snapshot, December 2019

23rd December 2019

 

Surviving, not living: the (in)adequacy of Newstart and related payments

22nd November 2019

 

ACOSS Submission to Energy Charter Independent Accountability Panel

7th November 2019

 

Response to Trajectory for Low Energy Existing Homes September 2019 Draft report

1st November 2019

 

Submission: Data Sharing and Release – Legislative Reforms

22nd October 2019

 

Joint ACOSS/Cohealth infographic – health inequality in Australia

18th October 2019

 

Review of the Universal Access National Partnership (UANP)

8th October 2019

 

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee

3rd October 2019

 

Religious Freedom Bills Submission

3rd October 2019

 

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee on Robodebt

19th September 2019

 

Joint Submission to Australian Energy Market Commission

16th September 2019

 

Briefing note – Social Housing Investment as Infrastructure

29th August 2019

 

Submission to Inquiry into the Fair Work (Registered Organisation) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019

28th August 2019

 

Joint submission to NEPP trajectory for low energy existing homes consultation paper

15th August 2019

 

Joint COSS letter to AEMC hearing on demand response mechanism

5th August 2019

 

Briefing note – Deeming facts

12th July 2019

 

Joint statement for Healthy Affordable Homes

6th July 2019

 

Briefing note – The proposed Commonwealth Data Sharing Legislation and Consumer Data Right

27th June 2019

 

Briefing note – Energy prices hurt low-income families the most

20th June 2019

 

Briefing note on boosting growth: Tax cuts on payments and services?

20th June 2019

 

Briefing note on tax cuts: Who gains and what do they cost?

20th June 2019

 

Briefing note – The uncertain future of essential services and trends in Commonwealth spending

13th June 2019

 

Briefing note: Franking credits

10th May 2019

 

Supplementary Submission to Australian Public Service Review

3rd May 2019

 

Response to Strategic Energy Plan draft metrics

18th April 2019

 

Briefing note: Future cuts to ERO supplementation

16th April 2019

 

Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Social & Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

5th April 2019

 

Submission to NEPP Energy Efficiency Existing Houses

29th March 2019

 

Minimum Wage Submission 2019

17th March 2019

 

Submission to ‘Fair Dinkum’ power inquiry

16th March 2019

 

Submission to the Social Security Commission Bill

8th March 2019

 

Submission on Australian Energy Regulator Hardship Guidelines

6th March 2019

 

Letter to Leader of the Opposition re Cashless Debit Card & Income Management

18th February 2019

 

Budget Priorities Statement 2019-20

18th February 2019

 

Submission to ParentsNext Inquiry

12th February 2019

 

Affordable clean energy for people on low incomes

3rd February 2020

 

Submission to the Expert Review of the Vocational Education and Training Sector

25th January 2020

 

Submission to the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018

22nd January 2020

 

Submission on the implications of removing refundable franking credits

30th November 2018

 

Submission into Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institutions to discriminate against students, teachers and staff

23rd November 2018

 

Letter to Prime Minister regarding anti-discrimination exemptions and other issues

2nd November 2018

 

Joint briefing note: Australian Digital Inclusion Index

18th October 2018

 

Annual Report 2017-18

17th October 2019

 

Poverty in Australia 2018

16th October 2019

 

Energy stressed in Australia: a joint report with Brotherhood of St Laurence

12th October 2018

 

Voices of Unemployment

4th October 2018

 

Submission to the proposed amendments to the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017

2nd October 2019

 

ACOSS submission to the Inquiry on Intergenerational Welfare

29th September 2018

 

Submission into the appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of jobactive

27th September 2018

 

Supplementary evidence to jobactive inquiry

27th September 2018

 

Submission on the Terms of Reference to the Royal Commission on Aged Care Quality and Safety

26th September 2018

 

Submissions to My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018

26th September 2018

 

Submission on Report for Achieving Low Energy Homes: Final draft

21st September 2018

 

Joint report: Tackling climate change and energy affordability for low-income households

17th September 2018

 

Analysis of the impact of raising benefit rates

16th September 2018

 

Faces of unemployment

14th September 2018

 

Competition Policy and Human Services: Where Theory Meets Practice

12th September 2018

 

Competition Policy and Human Services: Where Theory Meets Practice – Introductory summary

10th September 2018

 

Submission on Future Employment Services

30th August 2018

 

Submission into Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century

10th August 2018

 

Inequality in Australia 2018 Factsheet

3rd August 2018

 

Inequality in Australia 2018: The causes and profile of income inequality. Supplementary report

3rd August 2018

 

Inequality in Australia 2018

3rd August 2018

 

Submission to National Energy Guarantee Draft Detailed Design for Commonwealth Elements

25th July 2018

 

Submission to Energy Security Board (ESB) National Energy Guarantee Draft Detailed Design Consultation Paper

25th July 2018

 

Submission into Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion

20th July 2018

 

Submission on Constitutional Recognition

16th July 2018

 

Submission to Select Committee into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia

10th July 2018

 

History repeats on tax cuts and the Budget

13th June 2018

 

Submission to Senate Economics Committee on proposed income tax cuts

29th May 2018

 

2018 Budget snapshot: Missing in action

29th May 2018

 

2018 Budget snapshot: Social Security

29th May 2018

 

2018 Budget snapshot: Essential services

29th May 2018

 

2018 Budget snapshot: Health and aged care

29th May 2018

 

2018 Budget Snapshot: Tax

29th May 2018

 

Submission on Drug Testing Trial Bill 2018

23rd April 2018

 

Submission to Senate Foreign Affairs Inquiry into the Sustainable Development Goals

17th April 2018

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Encouraging Self-sufficiency for Newly Arrived Migrants) Bill 2018

16th April 2018

 

Energy bills & energy efficiency: survey of community views

15th April 2018

 

Briefing note: company tax cuts

11th April 2018

 

ACOSS submission on the National Energy Guarantee

20th March 2018

 

Minimum wage submission 2018

16th March 2018

 

Joint COSS Submission into the Review of the ACNC Legislation

6th March 2018

 

Policy briefing – drug testing of income support recipients

2nd March 2018

 

Briefing note: Foreign Donations Bill

1st March 2018

 

Pre-Budget Submission (Budget Priorities Statement) 2018

13th February 2018

 

Briefing note: Cashless Debit Card bill

3rd February 2018

 

Briefing note: Social Security Bills

3rd February 2018

 

Briefing note: Welfare Reform Bill

3rd February 2018

 

Submission on the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding & Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017

31st January 2018

 

Submission on Treasury Laws Amendment (National Housing and Homelessness Agreement) Bill 2017

25th January 2018

 

ACOSS submission to ACCC Retail Electricity Price Inquiry Preliminary Report

22nd December 2017

 

Submission to Social Services Legislation Amendment (Affordable Housing) Bill 2017

19th December 2017

 

Annual Report 2016-17

15th November 2017

 

Submission on Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017

17th October 2017

 

Strengthening the Medicare Levy to secure the future of the NDIS and other essential universal services

4th September 2017

 

Submission on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill

17th August 2017

 

Submission on Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017

15th August 2017

 

Submission on Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2017

15th August 2017

 

Joint Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission Consultation: OPCAT and Civil Society

31st July 2017

 

Empowering disadvantaged households to access affordable, clean energy

31st July 2017

 

Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities: Submission to the Treasury

28th July 2017

 

Submission to Social Services Legislation Amendment (Ending Carbon Tax Compensation) Bill 2017

24th July 2017

 

Submission to Productivity Commission Human Services Inquiry

19th July 2017

 

Submission to the Inquiry into the Community Development Program

20th June 2017

 

ACOSS submission to Climate Change Review 2017

10th June 2017

 

Submission to the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market (Finkel Review)

1st June 2017

 

Submission to the Minimum Wage Review 2017-18

30th March 2017

 

Submission on transitional arrangements for Sunday penalty rates changes

27th March 2017

 

Submission to Centrelink ‘robodebt’ inquiry

27th March 2017

 

Submission to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017

7th March 2017

 

Budget Priorities Statement 2017

28th February 2017

 

Submission to the Review of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

25th February 2017

 

Submission to the Inquiry into Freedom of Speech in Australia

12th January 2017

 

Submission to Inquiry into Paid Parental Leave Bill

11th January 2017

 

Submission to the Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2016

31st December 2016

 

Australian Development Goals Summit: On the Road to Implementation, Outcomes Report

20th December 2016

 

Submission to Senate Education and Employment Committee, Youth Jobs PaTH Program Bill 2016

24th November 2016

 

Submission to Senate Inquiry into the Superannuation (Excess Transfer Balance Tax) Bill 2016 and Treasury Laws Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Superannuation) Bill 2016

23rd November 2016

 

Submission to Inquiry based on AG’s report Qualifying for the Disability Support Pension

10th November 2016

 

Submission to PC Competition in Human Services Preliminary Findings Report

4th November 2016

 

Submission into the Social Services Legislation (Simplifying Student Payments) Bill 2016

24th October 2016

 

Poverty in Australia 2016

21st October 2016

 

Submission to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2016

29th September 2016

 

Submission to the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2016, and the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Bill 2016

28th September 2016

 

Submission to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016

28th September 2016

 

Submission to Inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016

28th September 2016

 

Submission on the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016

7th September 2016

 

Submission into Youth PaTH program

2nd September 2016

 

Joint COSS submission into data availability and use

10th August 2016

 

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Competition in Human Services Issues Paper

5th August 2016

 

2016 Budget Analysis

30th May 2016

 

ACOSS submission to the Minimum Wage Review, 2016

11th April 2016

 

Reform of the taxation of superannuation

2nd April 2016

 

Joint COSS response to Federal Financial Relations Affordable Housing Work Group Issues Paper

11th March 2016

 

Submission to the Select Committee Inquiry into Schools Funding

11th March 2016

 

Budget Priorities Statement 2016-17

16th February 2016

 

Submission to Inquiry into Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures Bill

15th February 2016

 

Submission to the Inquiry into Social Security Legislation Amendment (Community Development Program) Bill

11th February 2016

 

Submission to Inquiry into Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs & Families Child Care Package)

2nd February 2016

 

Submission to the Standing Community on Economics Inquiry into Income Tax Deductibility

20th January 2016

 

Submission to the Inquiry into Social Security Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015

18th January 2016

 

Submission to the ‘Improved process for the Carer Payment and Carer Allowance ’ review

4th December 2015

 

Submission to the Private Health Insurance Review 2015

4th December 2015

 

Submission to the Inquiry into Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) Bill 2015

30th November 2015

 

Submission to the Inquiry into Family Payments Changes

18th November 2015

 

Submission to Inquiry into Economic Security for Women in Retirement

3rd November 2015

 

Tax Talks 5: Effects of a higher GST on households

2nd November 2015

 

Submission into the Inquiry into Social Services Legislation Amendment (More Generous Means Testing for Youth Payments) Bill 2015

2nd November 2015

 

Submission into the Inquiry into Social Security Legislation Amendment (Further Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill 2015

2nd November 2015

 

Fit for purpose: a federation that guarantees the services people need

2nd October 2015

 

Submission into Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015

29th September 2015

 

Submission to the Child Care System National Consultation

4th August 2015

 

Tax Talks 4: Three foundations for a secure retirement

31st July 2015

 

Submission to the Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill No 2

24th June 2015

 

Submission into the Fair and Sustainable Pensions Bill 2015

20th June 2015

Submission to the Community Affairs Committee Inquiry into Youth Employment and Other Measures Bill 2015

15th June 2015

 

Tax Talks 3: Re-think, Re-engage, Re-design. Response to the Federal Govt Tax Discussion Paper 2015

1st June 2015

 

Submission to the Inquiry into Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill – social security payments

24th May 2015

 

Payment adequacy: a view from those relying on social security payments

1st May 2015

 

Budget Analysis 2015 – 2016

1st May 2015

 

Minimum Wage Submission, 2015

29th April 2015

 

Tax Talks 2 – Fuel on the fire: negative gearing, capital gains tax and housing affordability

23rd April 2015

 

ACOSS submission to DSS inquiry on community service tendering process

1st April 2015

 

An Affordable Housing Reform Agenda: goals and recommendations for reform

1st March 2015

 

ACOSS Strategic Plan 2014-2017

1st February 2015

 

Budget Priorities Statement 2015-16

1st February 2015

 

ACOSS Tax Talk No 1: Are we paying our fair share?

1st January 2015

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2014

1st December 2014

 

Joint COSS Network Submission to Competition Policy Review

1st October 2014

 

ACOSS Annual Report 2013-14

1st November 2014

 

Submission to the social security compliance bills inquiry

1st October 2014

 

ACOSS/NTCOSS joint submission to the Stronger Futures in the NT Inquiry

1st OCtober 2014

 

Joint COSS submission to the Productivity Commission Draft Report into Natural Disaster Funding

1st October 2014

 

ACOSS submission to Forrest Review

1st September 2014

 

Short submission to the Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning

1st September 2014

 

Submission to Options Paper, Australia’s Charities and Not-for-profits

1st September 2014

 

Submission to the Financial System Inquiry

1st September 2014

 

Submission to the Senate Select Committee Inquiry into Health Policy, Administration & Expenditure

1st September 2014

 

Submission to the Review of Australia’s Welfare System

4th August 2014

 

ACOSS Contracting Guide for the Community Sector

1st August 2014

 

Submission to Inquiry into the extent of income inequality in Australia

1st August 2014

 

Submission to Social Security Budget Bills Inquiry

1st August 2014

 

Submission to the Inquiry into the Abbott Government’s Budget Cuts

1st August 2014

 

Submission to Senate Inquiry into Private Health Insurance Amendment (GP Services) Bill

1st July 2014

 

Submission to Social Security Legislation Amendment (Stronger Penalties for Serious Failures) Bill

1st July 2014

 

Submission to Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2014

1st July 2014

 

A Budget that divides the nation: ACOSS 2014-15 Budget Analysis

1st May 2014

 

Submission to the Inquiry Into the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (Repeal)

1st May 2014

 

Submission to Inquiry into the Health Insurance Amendment (Extended Medicare Safety Net) Bill 2014

1st April 2014

 

Submission to Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Affordable Housing

1st March 2014

 

ACOSS Submission on Minimum Wage 2014

1st March 2014

 

Preventing shocks and addressing energy poverty: an ACOSS discussion paper

1st March 2014

 

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Child Care

1st February 2014

 

Budget Priorities Statement, 2014

1st February 2014

 

Further Submission to Senate Select Committee Inquiry into the Commission of Audit

1st February 2014

 

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Commission of Audit

1st January 2014

 

ACOSS submission to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

1st December 2013

 

ACOSS submission to the Senate Education and Employment Committee

1st December 2013

 

ACOSS Submission to the Commission of Audit: Balancing the Budget

1st November 2013

 

ACOSS Submission to the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013

1st November 2013

 

ACOSS Submission to Inquiry into the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

1st November 2013

 

ACOSS Annual Report 2012-13

1st November 2013

 

Poverty in Australia

1st October 2013

 

ACOSS Energy Efficiency Paper

1st August 2013

 

Tax reform: Purpose, principles and process

1st August 2013

 

Back to Basics: Simplifying Australia’s family system to tackle child poverty

1st August 2013

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2013

1st July 2013

 

ACOSS Response to Newstart bill 2013

1st July 2013

 

ACOSS Reconciliation Action Plan 2013 – 2016

1st July 2013

 

Initial Analysis of the 2013-14 Federal Budget

1st May 2013

 

ACOSS Submission to Exposure Draft Charities Bill 2013

1st May 2013

 

Partnerships for Participation: ACOSS submission on JSA reform

1st April 2013

 

ACOSS Budget Priorities Statement 2013

1st April 2013

 

ACOSS reponse to exposure draft; Public Housing Tenants’ Support Bill 2013

1st April 2013

 

Code of best practice for engagement with not-for-profits

1st April 2013

 

ACOSS submission to Commonwealth Financial Accountability Review

1st March 2013

 

ACOSS Collective Agreement

1st March 2013

 

ACOSS submission to Commonwealth Financial Accountability Review

1st March 2013

 

Extreme weather, climate change and the community sector – ACOSS submission to Senate Inquiry

1st February 2013

 

Joint COSS submission to the Senate Inquiry into the NDIS

1st February 2013

 

ACOSS response to Not for Profit Sector Tax Concession Working Group Discussion Paper

1st December 2012

 

ACOSS Annual Report 2011-12

1st November 2012

 

ACOSS briefing on the SACS Bill, 2012

1st October 2012

 

Supplementary Submission to Senate Inquiry on Electricity Prices

1st October 2012

 

Joint COSS submission to the Senate on Social Determinants of Health

1st October 2012

 

ACOSS submission to the review of the ACNC bill

1st September 2012

 

Reflecting gender diversity: An analysis of gender diversity in community sector

1st September 2012

 

ACOSS submission to senate inquiry into electricity prices

1st September 2012

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2013

1st August 2012

‘Surviving, not living’: Submission on the adequacy of ‘allowance’ payments

1st August 2012

 

Submission to House of Reps Inquiry into the ACNC Exposure Draft Bills

1st July 2012

 

Supplementary Submission to House of Reps Inquiry into the ACNC Exposure Draft Bills

1st July 2012

 

Sole parents won’t be helped to find employment by cutting their payments

1st July 2012

 

Update on Clean Energy Future, including details of payments to low income households

1st May 2012

 

ACOSS 2012-13 Initial Budget Analysis

1st May 2012

 

Waste not, want not: making room in the Budget for essential services

1st April 2012

 

ACOSS Supplementary Submission on Stronger Futures Legislation

1st April 2012

 

Who is missing out? Material deprivation and income support payments

1st March 2012

 

ACOSS submission to Fair Work Australia on minimum wages 2012

1st March 2012

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2012

1st March 2012

 

Supplementary Submission on Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

1st March 2012

 

Building super on a fair foundation: Reform of the taxation of superannuation contributions

1st February 2012

 

Improving community sector effectiveness and efficiency: priorities for reducing red tape

1st February 2012

 

Emergency Relief Handbook 4th edition

1st February 2012

 

Towards more efficient and responsive employment services: ACOSS submission to APESAA

1st February 2012

 

Analysis of FWA decision on ASU’s Equal Remuneration Order application for community sector worker

1st February 2012

 

Joint COSS Submission-response to the Australian Charities and NFP Commission exposure draft

1st January 2012

 

Submission to Senate Community Affairs Committee on the Stronger Futures NT Intervention

1st January 2012

 

Submission to the Senate Economics Committee on reform of the tax treatment of super contributions

1st January 2012

 

2012-13 Budget Priority Statement: Recommendations for the Federal Budget. ACOSS Paper 179

1st January 2012

 

ACOSS Annual Report 2010 – 2011

1st December 2011

 

Joint COSS submission into the Treasury Consultation Paper: A definition of charity.

1st December 2011

 

Joint COSS statement on Health Priorities: Equity in access, equity in outcomes

1st September 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 8 VIC

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 3 NSW

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 2 ACT

1st August 2011

 

Building the Foundations for a Low Pollution, Clean Energy Economy

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 5 Queensland

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 6 SA

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 7 TAS

1st August 2011

 

Building the Foundations for a Low Pollution, Clean Energy Economy

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 2 ACT

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 3 NSW

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 8 VIC

1st August 2011

 

Australian Community Sector Survey Volume 9 WA

1st August 2011

 

COSS submission to Senate Committee Inquiry into PBS

1st July 2011

 

ACOSS submission to ATO Draft Taxation Ruling

1st June 2011

 

Energy efficiency and affordability for Australian households

1st June 2011

 

Letter and briefing notes to parliamentarians on Budget cuts to social security payments

1st June 2011

 

Governments must commit to fully funding community sector wage rises

1st June 2011

 

Equal pay funding commitment letter to MPs

1st June 2011

 

ACOSS submission on the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

1st June 2011

 

Sector Development Bulletin

1st June 2011

 

PAY EQUITY FOR COMMUNITY SECTOR WORKERS

1st June 2011

 

Analysis of proposed changes to Family Tax Benefits

1st May 2011

 

Beyond stereotypes: Myths and facts about people of working age who receive social security

1st May 2011

 

A Policy Platform for a Low Pollution Economy

1st May 2011

 

Beyond stereotypes: Myths and facts about people of working age who receive social security

1st May 2011

 

2011 FEDERAL BUDGET: ANALYSIS OF HEALTH MEASURES

1st May 2011

 

COAG Deregulation Reform Agenda

1st May 2011

 

FEDERAL BUDGET 2011-12: Initial ACOSS Analysis

1st May 2011

 

A Policy Platform for a Low Pollution Economy

1st May 2011

 

Submission to House of Representatives Education and Employment Committee

1st April 2011

 

ACOSS Carbon Price and Low Income Household Position Paper

1st April 2011

 

Submission to Inquiry into Social Security Legislation Amendment (Jobseeker Compliance) Bill 2011

1st April 2011

 

ACOSS Budget Priority Statement 2011-12

1st April 2011

 

COSS submission to Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform

1st February 2011

 

Submission to Minister for Employment Participation on the future of Job Services Australia

1st February 2011

 

Regulation of the NFP sector

1st February 2011

 

Joint COSS Submission on e-Health

1st December 2010

 

Poverty and its Causes

1st October 2010

 

Water Reform – A National Consumer Forum

1st October 2010

 

Times are still tough for young unemployed people

1st August 2010

 

ACOSS statement to Fair Work Australia Equal Remuneration Case

1st August 2010

 

REPAIR: A proposal for the Federal Election from the National Oral Health Alliance

1st August 2010

 

Water Reform – A National Consumer Forum

1st August 2010

 

ACOSS’ Election Platform : The Contest for a Fair Australia

1st August 2010

 

Submission to the Independent review of the job seeker compliance framework

1st July 2010

 

Stop the Rot: time to fill the gaps in oral health

1st July 2010

 

Policy Analysis: Compulsory Income Management : A flawed answer to a complex issue

1st June 2010

 

Analysis and Commentary on Health Portfolio, May 2010

1st May 2010

 

ACOSS Initial Budget Analysis 2010-11

1st May 2010

 

Australia’s Future Tax System | Social Security Reform | Evaluation

1st May 2010

 

Australia’s Future Tax System | Tax reform | Evaluation

1st May 2010

 

Employer Reference Group, Terms of Reference

1st April 2010

 

5 Things For Social Security Recipients To Watch In The Henry Review

1st April 2010

 

Out of the Maze: a better social security system for people of working age

1st April 2010

 

10 Things To Watch In The Henry Tax Review

1st April 2010

 

Joint COSS Submission to the Productivity Commission Review into Gambling in Australia

1st April 2010

 

ACOSS National Conference 2010: Papers – Day 1

1st March 2010

 

Sector Development Glossary

1st March 2010

 

ACOSS Budget Priority Statement 2010-11

1st March 2010

 

Submission to Fair Work Australia on minimum wages

1st March 2010

 

Productivity Commission study on the contribution of the NFP sector

1st March 2010

 

Report of ACOSS consultation on national standard chart of accounts

1st March 2010

 

Report of ACOSS consultation on national standard chart of accounts

1st March 2010

 

Submission to 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index Review

1st March 2010

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2010

1st February 2010

 

Introduction of a national standard chart of accounts

1st February 2010

 

Opening Statement to the Senate Committee Inquiry on Compulsory Income Management

1st February 2010

 

Inquiry into proposed national compulsory income management scheme

1st February 2010

 

Submission to the Commonwealth Government on the Exposure Draft Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010

1st January 2010

 

Community Sector Statement on Income Management

1st December 2009

 

Response to the Draft Report on Gambling

1st December 2009

 

Reform of Australian Government Administration

1st December 2009

 

ACOSS 2008-09 Annual Report

1st November 2009

 

How much does it cost to raise a teenager? Family payments don’t add up

1st November 2009

 

Submission to Australian Workforce Development Strategy

1st November 2009

 

ACOSS Paper: Personal Income Tax Reform – Henry Review

1st November 2009

 

Submission: Better Dealings with Government: Innovation in Payments and Information Services

1st November 2009

 

Submission to Inquiry into the migration treatment of people with a disability

1st November 2009

 

National Human Rights Consultation Report

1st October 2009

 

Joint COSS submission on a Compact between the Australian Government and the not-for-profit sector

1st October 2009

 

Submission : Inquiry into the Government’s economic stimulus initiatives

1st September 2009

 

ACOSS Submission to Inquiry into Homelessness Legislation

1st September 2009

 

Mental Health – Submission to Senate Select Committee on Mental Health

1st August 2009

 

Energy and Equity

1st August 2009

 

Towards an effective and fair response to climate change

1st August 2009

 

ACOSS response to National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission Final Report

1st August 2009

 

Submission Senate Committee inquiry into the DEEWR tender process for employment services contracts

1st July 2009

 

Joint COSS Submission to the Industrial Relations Commission

1st July 2009

 

ACOSS Factsheet: Changes to family payments will increase child poverty

1st July 2009

 

Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation

1st June 2009

 

Submission to Senate Commitee Inquiry on Pension Reform (Budget measures)

st June 2009

 

Submission to the Productivity Commission Study into the Contribution of the Not for Profit Sector

1st June 2009

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2009

1st June 2009

 

Mind the Gap: report on growing inequity in income support

1st May 2009

 

ACOSS Initial Federal Budget Briefing 2009

1st May 2009

 

ACOSS National Conference 2009 Papers – Day 1

1st April 2009

 

ACOSS National Conference 2009 Papers – Day 2

1st April 2009

 

Adequate, fair, sustainable, and simple: Retirement incomes reform

1st March 2009

 

ACOSS submission to the Fair Pay Commission on minimum wages

1st March 2009

 

ACOSS Budget Submission 2009-10

1st January 2009

 

Health Prevention Submission

1st December 2008

 

Who is missing out? Hardship among low income Australians

1st December 2008

 

Climate Institute’s Energy Efficiency Policy Paper

1st November 2008

 

ACOSS 2007-08 Annual Report

1st November 2008

 

Social Inclusion Seminar Papers

1st October 2008

 

Submission to the Taxation Review Panel – October 2008

1st October 2008

 

Submission to the Senate Committee Inquiry on Employment Services Reform Bill 2008

1st October 2008

 

Submission to Senate Committee Inquiry into Schooling Requirements Bill 2008

1st October 2008

 

Submission to Senate Committee Inquiry into NRAS Bill 2008

1st October 2008

 

Response to the National Rental Affordability Scheme – technical discussion paper

1st September 2008

 

Response to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme – Green Paper July 2008

1st September 2008

 

ACOSS Pension Review Submission

1st September 2008

 

Submission to the Inquiry into the disclosure regimes for charities and not-for-profit organisations

1st September 2008

 

Submission to the NTER Review 2008

1st August 2008

 

COAG Reform Agenda – COSS Discussion Paper

1st August 2008

 

National Compact – Discussion Paper

1st August 2008

 

Submission on the National Mental Health and Disability Employment Strategy

1st July 2008

 

Submission to Response to Australia’s Children: Safe and Well

1st July 2008

 

ACOSS National Conference 2008 – Papers and Outcomes

1st June 2008

 

ACOSS Federal Budget Briefing 2008

1st June 2008

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2008

1st June 2008

 

Submission to the Minister for Employment Participation

1st June 2008

 

ACOSS National Conference 2008 – Papers and Outcomes

1st June 2008

 

Employment participation policies – an international snapshot

1st May 2008

 

Submission to the Senate Economics Committee

1st April 2008

 

ACOSS Submission to the Fair Pay Commission

1st March 2008

 

Submission to DEEWR on Social Security Litigation

1st March 2008

 

Submission to the Minister for Human Services – review of the Job Capacity Assessments

1st March 2008

 

ACOSS Minimum Wage Submission

1st March 2008

 

ACOSS Minimum Wage Submission

1st March 2008

 

Submission on supporting participation – From Work First to Work Capacity

1st Febrtuary 2008

 

ACOSS National Conference 2007 Papers – Day 1

1st December 2007

 

ACOSS National Conference 2007 Papers – Day 2

1st December 2007

 

ACOSS 2006-07 Annual Report

1st December 2007

 

Towards new indicators of disadvantage

1st November 2007

 

Poverty in Australia: Sensitivity Analysis and Recent Trends

1st October 2007

 

Towards a fairer Australia

1st October 2007

 

Submission to Senate Committee Inquiry into NTER Bills 2007

1st August 2007

 

Combined Aboriginal Organisations : Emergency Response and Development Plan

1st August 2007

 

10 Essentials to Make Australia Fair

1st July 2007

 

Federal Budget Briefing 2007

1st May 2007

 

ACOSS Submission to Fair Pay Commission 2007

1st April 2007

 

A Fairer Australia: Recommendations for the Federal Budget 2007-08

1st April 2007

 

The role of education and training in welfare to work

1st March 2007

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2007

1st February 2007

 

Fair Essentials Info Pack

1st January 2007

 

Response to Indigenous Potential Meets Economic Opportunity discussion paper

1st December 2006

 

ACOSS 2005-06 Annual Report

1st November 2006

 

ACOSS Congress 2006 Papers – Day 1

1st November 2006

 

ACOSS Congress 2006 Papers – Day 2

1st November 2006

 

Fair Dental Care for Low Income Earners

1st October 2006

 

Fair Services for People with Disabilities

1st September 2006

 

ACOSS submission to the Treasury to simplify Superannuation

1st August 2006

 

ACOSS Submission to Fair Pay Commission 2006

1st August 2006

 

Who is worse off? The regional distribution of people affected by the Welfare to Work policy

1st July 2006

 

ACOSS’s Federal Budget Briefing 2006

1st June 2006

 

Joint letter to Minister Brough on disadvantage in Indigenous communities

1st May 2006

 

ACOSS Proposals for Personal Income Taxation

1st April 2006

 

Re-imagining Australian Society: ACOSS Congress Papers 2005

1st March 2006

 

Fair Start: 10-point plan for early childhood education & care

1st February 2006

 

Fair Choices: 30 Recommendations for the Federal Budget 2006

1st February 2006

 

Who Cares Volume 2

1st January 2006

 

Welfare to Work Policy – effects and solutions

1st January 2006

 

Charities Now Discussion Paper

1st January 2006

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2006

1st January 2006

 

Measuring Long Term Unemployment in Australia

1st December 2005

 

Payment levels and employment outcomes

1st November 2005

 

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry

1st November 2005

 

Submission to Senate Committee Inquiry on Welfare to Work

1st November 2005

 

Facts about single parent families and welfare

1st September 2005

 

Submission to Senate Select Committee on Mental Health

1st August 2005

 

Effects of Federal Budget changes for people with disability and single parents

1st July 2005

 

Response to the Government’s ‘Welfare to Work’ proposals

1st July 2005

 

Implications of the Australian-United States Free Trade Agreement

1st July 2005

 

Who Cares Volume 1

1st June 2005

 

Welfare Reform: Participation or punishment?

1st May 2005

 

Effects of possible changes to the Disability Support Pension

1st April 2005

 

Signposts to Welfare Reform

1st April 2005

 

Analysis of waste in the Federal Budget

1st April 2005

 

Principles for Reform of the Community Development Employment Program

1st April 2005

 

From the Margins to the Centre – ACOSS 2004 Congress Papers

1st April 2005

 

ACOSS Submission to the AIRC National Wage Case

1st March 2005

 

Federal Budget Priorities Statement 2005 – 2006

1st February 2005

 

Giving Australia: Summary of Preliminary Qualitative Findings

1st February 2005

 

Ten Myths & Facts about the Disability Support Pension (DSP)

1st January 2005

 

Australian Community Sector Survey 2005

1st January 2005

 

International Comparisons of Anti-Poverty Plans – Lessons for Australia

1st October 2004

 

Analysis of NATSEM Research on low income families

1st October 2004

 

National Community & Social Services Sector Joint Statement Indigenous Affairs in Australia

1st October 2004

 

ACOSS Call to the Political Parties, Federal Election 2004

1st September 2004

 

Submission to Senate Select Committee on the Administration of Indigenous Affairs

1st September 2004

 

Giving Australia: Early Data Summary

1st September 2004

 

Giving Australia Summary of Key Data

1st September 2004

 

New Data Shows Private Health Insurance Inequity

1st September 2004

 

Submission to the Productivity Commission: Review of National Policy Arrangements

1st August 2004

 

For Fairness and Services: Options for Tax Reform

1st August 2004

 

Australia’s Social Security Systems: International Comparisons on Welfare Payments

1st August 2004

 

More Help with the Cost of Caring for Toddlers and Babies

1st July 2004

 

Federal Budget Priorities Statement 2004 – 2005

1st June 2004

 

Submission to the Productivity Commission: Review of National Competition Policy Arrangements

1st June 2004

 

Federal Budget Briefing Kit 2004 – 2005

1st June 2004

 

Submission to Senate Committee Inquiry into student income support

1st June 2004

 

Housing Services On The Edge: Survey Report

1st June 2004

 

Children’s Services On The Edge: Survey Report

1st May 2004

 

ACOSS Better Family Incomes Package

1st February 2004

 

Submission to the Australian Commission of Industrial Relations: National Wage Case

1st February 2004

 

Australians Living On The Edge 6 – Community Services Sector Survey

1st January 2004

 

Access to Justice and Legal Aid: Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee Submission

1st December 2003

 

Piecing it Together – ACOSS Congress 2003

1st November 2003

 

Hidden Unemployment In Australia

1st November 2003

 

Piecing It Together: Equity, Empowerment & Change – ACOSS 2003 Congress Papers

1st November 2003

 

Barriers To University Participation: Senate Inquiry into Higher Education Submission

1st October 2003

 

Reform Of Workforce Age Social Security Payments in Australia

1st September 2003

 

Rent Assistance: Does it Deliver Affordability?

1st September 2003

 

Australians Living On The Edge 5 – Community Services Sector Survey

1st August 2003

 

Taxation in Australia: Home Truths and International Comparisons

1st August 2003

 

Tax, Fairness and Public Opinion

1st August 2003

 

More Affordable Housing – Submission to the Productivity Commission

1st August 2003

 

Budget Waste and Well-Off Welfare

1st August 2003

 

A Charity By Any Other Name

1st August 2003

 

Communities and Their Capacity To Tackle Disadvantage

1st August 2003

 

Federal Budget Priorities Statement 2003 – 2004

1st August 2003

Federal Budget Briefing Kit 2003 – 2004

1st August 2003

Bare Necessities: Poverty and Deprivation In Australia Today

1st June 2003

 

Reforming Workforce Age Payments: Towards a Fairer and More Flexible System

1st May 2003

 

Poverty, Policy and the Cost of Raising Teenagers

1st March 2003

 

Submission to the Australian Industrial Relations Commission National Wage Case

1st March 2003

 

Overcoming Joblessness in Australia: 12 Budget Priorities

1st February 2003

 

Draft policy guidelines : Compulsory Income Management

 

Energy efficiency and affordability for Australian households

 

ACOSS submission to Senate Inquiry into Family Assistance other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

A fairer, more efficient tax and social security system

 

Senate Inquiry into Housing Affordability

Submission to Fair Work Australia: Indicators of Living Standards

 

Submission to the Productivity Commission: Contribution of the NFP Sector

 

Poverty in Australia 2014
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ACOSS Annual Report 2009 – 2010