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Cassandra Goldie is CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS).


National day of action to raise the rate


Cassandra Goldie, Tuesday, 26th April 2022 -  The 2022 federal election is a watershed poll that affords the next government the chance to propel real social change – if they’ll take the opportunity, writes Dr Cassandra Goldie.

Now is not the time to resume the old ‘normal’ service – we need a new approach and fast


Cassandra Goldie, Tuesday, 8th February 2022 -  Reports that Treasurer Josh Frydenberg considers the economic situation in Australia is anywhere near “normal” and that we can leave the next stage of Australia’s future to the private sector are deeply concerning, writes ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie.

Join community sector call for fair, fast and inclusive action on climate change this decade

Cassandra Goldie, Thursday, 30th September 2021 -  ACOSS and others across the sector have prepared a Community Sector Climate Change Declaration, to give voice to the community sector’s concerns and urge the federal government to take action, writes Cassandra Goldie, ACOSS CEO. 

Pre-budget brief: ‘The government must ensure that people aren’t left behind’

Cassandra Goldie, Monday, 10th May 2021 -  Cassandra Goldie provides a run through of what the Australian Council of Social Service is looking for in this week’s federal budget.

‘We are so much better than this’


Cassandra Goldie, Monday, 22nd March 2021 -  The passing of the paltry JobSeeker rate through Parliament last week was Australia’s greatest fairness failure yet, writes ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie.

We are all in this together, but for some, the stakes are as high as it gets


Cassandra Goldie, Tuesday, 28th April 2020 -  To succeed, we must lift up the partnership with the community sector, business and unions, working with government and researchers, to focus on delivering for people and communities most at risk, writes Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO of Australian Council of Social Service.

The key role of community organisations in disaster recovery


Cassandra Goldie, Friday, 14th February 2020 -  The community service sector is committed to helping those impacted for as long as it takes to rebuild and protect communities into the future. But as work continues on-the-ground, the need for a federal government response that complements the efforts of the community sector is clear, writes Australian Council of Social Service CEO Cassandra Goldie.

Stronger together in tackling Australia’s challenges


Cassandra Goldie, Thursday, 23rd May 2019 -  Now the political fate of the country has been decided, the Morrison government has some very big challenges ahead that can only be overcome by working together, writes the CEO of the Australian Council of Social Services, Cassandra Goldie.

What community services want: An end to the cuts


Cassandra Goldie, Friday, 12th April 2019 -  Healthy, inclusive, thriving communities need quality, secure community services, writes ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie, as part of a series of articles looking at what the social sector wants from whoever wins the upcoming election.

Repeated failure to support people on the lowest incomes

Cassandra Goldie, Thursday, 11th April 2019 -  This year’s federal budget was an extreme disappointment, writes Cassandra Goldie, CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service, ahead of their upcoming post-budget breakfast.

Why Does Tax Reform Matter to the Community Sector? – Opinion


Cassandra Goldie, Thursday, 15th September 2011 -  Special Tax Edition | Why does tax reform matter to the community sector, beyond that it allows sufficient revenue to be raised for programs and services? Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) CEO Cassandra Goldie outlines how tax can change the way disadvantage is caused.
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