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Webinar: What’s happening in Mutual Obligations and employment services?

Virtual Event

People receiving income support say that navigating the government’s Mutual Obligation requirements system can be frustrating and stressful. There is also a long-held concern that these requirements are unfair and that they do not help people get suitable, secure paid work. Join us at an interactive webinar with ACOSS’s Senior Policy Advisor Simone Casey who […]

People receiving income support say that navigating the government's Mutual Obligation requirements system can be frustrating and stressful. There is also a long-held concern that these requirements are unfair and that they do not help people get suitable, secure paid work. Join us at an interactive webinar with ACOSS’s Senior Policy Advisor Simone Casey who […]

Free

Community Sector Climate Change Advocacy Week

Rapidly worsening climate change is hurting our communities. Our sector has been on the frontline of helping communities respond to the impacts of more intense and frequent bushfires, drought, floods, storms, and heatwaves. Without fast, fair and inclusive action on climate change, these threats will continue to worsen. In November this year, all Governments will be […]

Rapidly worsening climate change is hurting our communities. Our sector has been on the frontline of helping communities respond to the impacts of more intense and frequent bushfires, drought, floods, storms, and heatwaves. Without fast, fair and inclusive action on climate change, these threats will continue to worsen. In November this year, all Governments will be […]

Community Sector Climate Change Day of Action

Join us on 7 October for a social media day of action, where we are encouraging community sector organisations and staff to post about why fair and fast climate action this decade matters to them. By raising our voices together, we can persuade the Federal government to set more ambitious targets in the lead-up to […]

Join us on 7 October for a social media day of action, where we are encouraging community sector organisations and staff to post about why fair and fast climate action this decade matters to them. By raising our voices together, we can persuade the Federal government to set more ambitious targets in the lead-up to […]

ACOSS Policy Webinar Series: Reducing long-term unemployment

For years, Australian governments have under-invested in impactful employment services, and instead have over-invested in compliance systems and penalties affecting people on unemployment payments. We know recessions cast long shadows, and it will be hard to reduce unemployment much further when over 800,000 people (three quarters of those on unemployment payments) are unemployed long-term*. Once […]

For years, Australian governments have under-invested in impactful employment services, and instead have over-invested in compliance systems and penalties affecting people on unemployment payments. We know recessions cast long shadows, and it will be hard to reduce unemployment much further when over 800,000 people (three quarters of those on unemployment payments) are unemployed long-term*. Once […]

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ACOSS AGM

2021 ACOSS AGM (virtual)  Date: Monday, 8 November 2021  Time: 3:00 PM AEDT  Location: Zoom At the meeting, members will have the opportunity to: hear about and ask questions of  ACOSS; hear the Returning Officer’s Report and Election Results; contribute to discussion as per the agenda; vote on any resolutions proposed. At the meeting, members will be asked […]

2021 ACOSS AGM (virtual)  Date: Monday, 8 November 2021  Time: 3:00 PM AEDT  Location: Zoom At the meeting, members will have the opportunity to: hear about and ask questions of  ACOSS; hear the Returning Officer’s Report and Election Results; contribute to discussion as per the agenda; vote on any resolutions proposed. At the meeting, members will be asked […]