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COVID-19 and Australia’s social security system
While low-income relief welcome, more than just a quick fix needed
Deeming rate cut to boost payments for 900,000 Australians
ACTCOSS welcomes ACT Wellbeing Framework
Delivering NDIS: new $85 million grant round opens to help Australians with disability
Response to reporting of one-off social security payments in economic stimulus package
Child Aware 2020 and National Coalition on Child Safety and Wellbeing annual meeting
Small business calls for economic stimulus to include Newstart increase
Commitment to supporting Australian women on International Women’s Day
International women’s day 2020
No-interest loans supporting women to leave domestic violence
University expands Reach Project, focused on international development, to other universities
Bushfire crisis highlights gaps in fundraising laws that government refuses to fix
Delivering NDIS: Views Sought on NDIS Workforce Plan
ACTCOSS and YWCA Canberra call on federal government to mark International Women’s Day with
Commit to Fair Funding for Fair Pay this International Women’s Day
Four exceptional women, one evening of enabling insights
Stimulus – focus on low-income and housing action
Germany contributes EUR 50 million to strengthen resilience
GDP figures and coronavirus underscore need for effective economic stimulus targeted to those with greatest need
ACTCOSS calls on ACT Government to raise minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14
Changes to income reporting on way
UN releases US$15 million to help vulnerable countries battle spread of coronavirus
Sally Cheshire CBE appointed as Interim Chair of Cafcass
Minister Duclos tables 2020-21 Main Estimates
Survey shows ACT community services and workers at risk from funding uncertainty
Yet another federal government MP calls for Newstart increase
Survey shows community services and workers at risk from funding uncertainty
Independent academic research confirms that cashless debit card is stigmatising, impractical and unnecessary
Canada Border Services Agency Year in Review highlights
‘Making turn’: from inmate to scholar
Defusing ‘Weather Bomb’ Future of Flood Defence
Collective hearts of Australians broke last week but I hope we have all decided enough is enough
Energy Security Board rates energy outlook for vulnerable customers worse than last year
Statement on domestic and family violence
NDIS Reserve Fund
Local Belrose initiative to drive social change
Local Mt Evelyn initiative to drive social change
UNSW and ACOSS report shows 3m Australians living in poverty
Report shows three million people in poverty in Australia and why we must act to support each other
Rental reforms progress to select committee stage
ACTCOSS welcomes debate on a fairer way forward for fines
Strengthening Territory Child Protection and Youth Justice
2.9 million people, including 1.6 million children, affected by one or more humanitarian crises in Niger
Commitment to improve 1800RESPECT with open procurement
Peer mentorship programs vital for supporting women leaving prison
Improving National Redress Scheme
Lake Macquarie school wins national disability inclusion competition