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

Latest News

GST increase will impact SA and low-income households most

23 July 2015

New figures released by SACOSS today show that increasing or broadening the base of the GST would impact proportionately more on South Australian households than the rest of the country, and would impact on low income households in particular. 

SA’s grim unemployment figure needs urgent response

10 July 2015

South Australia’s latest unemployment rate shows that our economy is on a trajectory that is making life extremely difficult for anyone out of work or looking to find it – especially work that is secure and of enough substance to provide a reasonable level of income.

SA Budget 2015: Broad direction of Budget welcomed, but concerns remain over SA's tax base

18 June 2015

SACOSS welcomes the broad direction of the SA state budget, but concerns remain over the lack of a sustainable tax base for South Australia. 


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