13 June 2013
The Australian Council of Social Service today welcomed the announcement of the formation of the Australian Civil Society 20 (C20) as an integral part of the program for Australia to host the G20 in... [ Read more ]
25 February 2013
The Australian Council of Social Service today applauded the appointment of Megan Mitchell as Australia's first National Children's Commissioner.
"This is indeed a major set forward in ensuring that... [ Read more ]
12 November 2012
The Australian Council of Social Service has expressed alarm at new Census data released today showing an increase in the level of homelessness in Australia and called for a concerted national effort... [ Read more ]
15 June 2012
The not-for-profit sector has welcomed the first major policy announcement from the Opposition on the future of the charities and not-for-profit sector under a Coalition government.
In today’s... [ Read more ]
6 June 2012
ACOSS has warmly welcomed the announcement of Ms Susan Pascoe AM as the Government's nominee Commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission.
"As the peak body for Australia's... [ Read more ]
30 April 2012The Australian Council of Social Service has welcomed today's announcement that funding will be set aside in this year's federal budget to launch a national disability insurance scheme a year ahead... [ Read more ]
18 November 2011
We know that the community sector employs around 85% women, yet there is little knowledge about the gendered nature of senior management and board positions within Australia's vital community and... [ Read more ]
12 September 2011
Processing asylum seekers onshore using community-based placements would slash costs to taxpayers and provide good jobs for Australians say two key organisations in the community services sector.
The... [ Read more ]
1 December 2010
The Australian Council of Social Service today welcomed the decision by the High Court of Australia confirming the charitable status of Aid/Watch for taxation purposes, whilst preserving the right to... [ Read more ]
9 August 2010
ACOSS has welcomed the announcement that a re-elected Labor Government would support the non-profit sector by establishing an Office for the Non-Profit Sector, a scoping study for a national... [ Read more ]