Joint Community Sector Response to Federal Budget

14 May 2013

Who: CEO’s and representatives of major charities and national community welfare organisations

When: 10am Wednesday May 15, 2013

Where: Senate Courtyard, Parliament House, Canberra

Leaders of Australia’s major charities and national community welfare organisations will stage a joint press conference to respond to the federal Budget at 10am on Wednesday 15th May in the Senate Courtyard of Parliament House in Canberra.

Media Contact: Fernando de Freitas at ACOSS – 0419 626 155

Participants so far include:
Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, Australian Council of Social Service
Carol Croce, CEO, Community Housing Federation of Australia
Andrew Cummings, Australian Youth Affairs Coalition
John Falzon, CEO, St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia
Steve Hackett, Executive Director, Family & Relationship Services Australia with Chairperson Michael Austin
Brad Halse, Spokesperon, The Salvation Army
Leah Hobson, Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
Lisa O’Brien, CEO, The Smith Family
Paul O’Callaghan, CEO, Catholic Social Services Australia
David Pigott – Mission Australia
Therese Sands, CEO, People With Disability Australia
Andrea Simmons – CEO, Disability Advocacy Network Australia