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.

We envision a future of justice, opportunity and shared wealth for all South Australians. To actualise this vision, we speak out on issues that affect our community, our State, our Nation and our world. We lead and support our community to take action. We hold governments, business and communities to account when their actions disadvantage vulnerable people.

We believe that developing a fair and just community is possible. We believe that a thriving community sector will help to address poverty and disadvantage. And we will continue to speak with, alongside and for all South Australians - no matter who you are, where you live or what your current circumstances are.

We are deeply concerned about COVID-19 and are committed to linking you in with the most current, relevant and reliable sources here

Latest News

Treasurer's Breakfast & AGM

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 - 7:00am

Due to the changing situation here in South Australia we have made the difficult decision to move tomorrows Tuesday 17th November Annual Treasurers Breakfast to an online event. We will start at the slightly later time of 8am and you will be able to access the event via zoom. If you were registered to attend the event you will of received an email with the details of your zoom link.

Poverty cycle puts pressure on parents

Thursday, 31 December 2020

The 2020 annual reports from the SA Department for Child Protection and the SA Guardian for Children and Young People highlight concerning statistics on the number of children in state care in South Australia. Taken together with news reports in recent weeks that highlight just how vulnerable children in state care can be, they provide a compelling case for action. 

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