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The TasCOSS Conference, the state of concessions, and service centre closures

Contributor, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.


There are fewer than two weeks left to register for the webinar on Reducing Long-Term Unemployment, the

Now is the time to tackle child poverty as a national priority

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  We need a comprehensive national framework for reducing child poverty, writes Doug Taylor, who reflects on the impact poverty has on children’s educational outcomes.
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Talking about women’s homelessness – the gateway to wellbeing

Tracey Burton, Tuesday, 19th October 2021 -  To mark Anti-Poverty Week, Tracey Burton, chief executive officer of Uniting NSW.ACT, shares her opinions on women’s homelessness and improvements that can be made to the system

Child poverty is a policy choice

Deb Tsorbaris, Monday, 18th October 2021 -  Ending child poverty requires greater financial assistance for parents and carers, and a renewed political appetite for change, writes Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre for Excellence

Supporting the youth voice, a pink hi-vis recovery and a housing crisis in Queensland

Contributor, Thursday, 14th October 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.


ACOSS invites you to attend the next installment in the ACOSS Policy Webinar Series, which will explore

Anti-Poverty Week, Paying to Work, and the Cost of Living in the NT

Contributor, Monday, 12th October 2020 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.


ACOSS kicked off Anti-Poverty Week with its Post-Budget Webinar on Monday. MC Patricia Karvelas, presenter

Senate backs calls for a review of rent assistance payments

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 16th October 2019 -  This follows research showing 170,000 Australian homes were left with less than $35 a day after paying rent The Senate is calling on the federal government to review the level of Commonwealth

Housing Affordability Measures Going ‘Backwards’ Minister Warns

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th October 2016 -  Australia’s affordable housing measures so far have gone backwards and meeting current challenges needs the joint effort of all levels of government, the assistant minister for…

Cashless Welfare Card Should be Halted – Welfare Experts

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 12th October 2015 -  Welfare experts have called on the Australian Senate to “push the pause” button on the government’s cashless welfare card trial. As the country marks Anti-Poverty…


Aged Care – Big and Small – Both are Beautiful

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th October 2013 -  A recent influx of private providers into the aged-care industry and the introduction of government reforms are creating a competitive and challenging environment, writes Lisa…

Action Needed For Disadvantaged Families – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th October 2013 -  Sustained poverty in early childhood can affect children’s mental and physical health and development, a report by The Benevolent Society has revealed. The report, Acting
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