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ACOSS welcomes emergency funding for community sector organisations in bushfire response
Bushfire crisis – ACOSS calls for Government action on recovery, preparation and prevention
ACOSS Statement on Bushfire Crisis
A Message from Cassandra Goldie
Survey shows charities do not have enough resources to keep up with demand
Short-sighted MYEFO misses opportunities to reduce hardship while supporting jobs
PM called on to protect equal pay funding for feminised caring sector
Political inaction on climate change is hurting our most vulnerable, worsening poverty and inequality
Dangerous and outrageous – Councils of Social Service condemn proposed funding cut to national voice for First Nations women on…
Statement on repeal of Medevac
Government must stop cutting income support for people doing it tough
Universities, students and community sector meet to address student poverty
Survey Of 892 young people on Youth Allowance and Newstart reveals shocking rates of deprivation
Call to cut energy bills for people on low incomes while acting on climate change
Under-funded services are symptoms of an unsustainable tax system – ACOSS CEO Cassandra Goldie
PC’s holistic approach to mental health reform charts a positive new direction
NSW Deputy Premier and Nationals Leader urges Morrison Government to reconsider Newstart position
Single most effective step to reduce poverty this Anti-Poverty Week
Retirement Incomes Review Panel lacks credibility on low-income issues and must be expanded
Minister must retract offensive Newstart comments, apologise and take urgent action
Productivity Commission highlights need to increase Rent Assistance and invest in social housing
Budget balanced: Govt. out of excuses
Parliament must stand firm against expensive, ineffective, demeaning policies designed to distract from urgent need to increase Newstart
Government’s drug testing policy demeaning and flawed
GDP figures confirm economic case for urgent increase to Newstart and investment in social housing
Labor’s opposition to inhumane robodebt more evidence error-ridden program needs to go
“More food for my kids”; “replace worn-through clothing”; “keep a car running to get to a job” – ACOSS survey…
Unnecessary, demeaning cashless debit card unfairly targets people just because they can’t find paid work
ACOSS welcomes Australian Medical Association’s support for an increase to Newstart
Report that Government removed recommendation for Newstart increase alarming
ACOSS calls on Government to act on Newstart following Labor’s formal support and Nationals majority agreement
Raise Rate of Newstart fact check
Government Senator Dean Smith becomes latest to support Newstart increase in today’s Senate debate
Barnaby Joyce joins growing Parliamentary support for Newstart increase and highlights living costs in bush and city
Joint LGBTIQ+ community statement in support of religious discrimination protections
People on Newstart share stories with MPs as part of Raise Rate Week of Action
Statement on constitutional recognition of Australia’s first peoples
Community Sector Banking & ACOSS announce new partnership to strengthen community & NFP sector
ACOSS Statement on passing of tax cut package
Grattan Institute report shows high-end tax cuts unfair, risky and expensive
ACOSS welcomes Labor’s opposition to locking in unaffordable tax cuts 5 years in advance
Stage 3 tax cuts would guarantee funding cuts
RBA Governor acknowledges benefits of an increase in Newstart, as a way to strengthen a slowing economy
80 per cent of disadvantaged families are not adequately nourished
Minimum wage rise will strengthen economy and reduce poverty: So would an increase in Newstart Allowance
Australian Climate Roundtable renews its commitment to successful action on climate change
ACOSS welcomes Morrison Government Ministry congratulating Minister Wyatt on historic appointment
ACOSS Statement on Election of Coalition Government