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Supporting Noosa’s domestic violence response Council priority
Cashless Debit Cards now available through Traditional Credit Union
Temporary increase in income support led to marked drop in homelessness
Advancing digital equity: ILR School develops tool to help NYS communities
HILDA shows changing face of 21st century Australia
New Year’s indexation to increase payments for 1 million recipients
FACT SHEET: National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking
Labor shows its serious but climate policy is not fast enough nor fair for people on low incomes
IDPWD 2021 – we must ensure no one is left behind
New equipment improves access to Freo beaches
Landmark strategy to support Australians with disability
Special Issue of Criminology & Public Policy explores effects of Covid on criminal justice system
Community health workers strengthen HIV and Covid responses
ACTCOSS welcomes key recommendations in Covid report
ACOSS response to Parliament debate on Bills: Voter ID and Political Campaigners Bill
ABC features content for, by and about Australians living with disability
UNRWA Commissioner-General Calls for Support to Prevent Collapse of Agency
Rushed bill will muffle community voices
Shocking rise in energy debt needs urgent government action
Volunteer Grants inject $18 million into local communities
Research project exploring language vulnerability in social work
Report recommends harm reduction and investment in alcohol and other drug sector
Proposed Religious Discrimination Bill to impact marginalised communities
Community grants awarded for targeted engagement on Mental Health Act
New guidelines to help GPs care for patients impacted by violence and abuse
GPs urged to look for abuse signs as domestic violence escalates amid pandemic
Employment, housing key to reducing ACT’s recidivism rate
New rent relief fund welcomed
RED SHIELD GOES GREEN – AGL powers Salvos national transition to rooftop solar
Gender based violence is public health issue: using health systems approach
ACOSS welcomes win for democracy as Parliament votes against heavy-handed charity regulations
Improving National Redress Scheme 25 November
ACOSS calls for constructive leadership to guarantee NDIS as changes come before parliament
Supporting 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
$1.25 million to support community-controlled sector to deliver NDIS services for their communities
Wiyi Yani U Thangani National Summit to amplify voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls
$20 million to boost support for domestic violence victim-survivors
International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2021
Battling renters smashed again in Canberra – Report
Appointment of National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality & Safeguards Commissioner
Appointment of National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality & Safeguards Commissioner
Appointment of National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality & Safeguards Commissioner
Appointment of National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality & Safeguards Commissioner
Appointment of National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality & Safeguards Commissioner
In Dialogue with Thailand, Experts of Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination Ask about Situation of Indigenous Peoples
Helping Families Living in Unstable Housing
Second Interim Report – National Redress Scheme
Most Texans Support Criminal Justice Reform, New Survey Reveals