Justice, Opportunity and Shared Wealth for all South Australians
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SACOSS is the South Australian Council of Social Service, the peak body for the non-government health and community services sector in South Australia.
SACOSS does not accept poverty, inequity or injustice. We will be a powerful and representative voice that leads and supports our community to take actions that achieve our vision of justice, opportunity and shared wealth for all South Australians. We will hold to account governments, business and communities for actions that disadvantage vulnerable people.
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 3:30pm
SACOSS invites all members and supporters to join our staff, Board and Policy Council for out 2018 Annual General Meeting. Come along to hear what we have achieved over the last year and what is planned for next year.
3.30pm Guest Speaker—The Hon Michelle Lensink, Minister for Human Services
5.00pm Drinks & nibbles
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Monday, 17 September 2018
Report shows raising Newstart & Youth Allowance will boost jobs, state taxes
South Australia’s total disposable income would increase by $288 million if the Federal Government raised Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments by $75 per week. This is according to a report by Deloitte Access Economics, released today by The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), with support from SACOSS and the state and and territory councils of social service.
Friday, 2 November 2018 - 9:30am
Later this year the State Government will introduce standardised contracts for all new Service Agreements and Grants to the not-for-profit sector. These contracts will apply to all not-for-profit funding and provide an easier-to-use template with standard terms and conditions across all departments and agencies.