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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

Latest News

SACOSS Calls For Concession Increases

3 February 2014

The South Australian Council of Social Service reveals that new cost of living data shows a clear need for increases in state government concessions for low income households, particularly for the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS) and the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme (SATTS).

Welfare Sector Demands Urgent Cost of Living Relief for Most Vulnerable

11 December 2013

A group of South Australia’s major charitable organisations will unite today to call for a commitment from all political parties in the state election to provide a relief package for the lowest income households facing cost of living pressures.

Holden Announcement a Potentially Devastating Result for Adelaide's Northern Communities

11 December 2013

The South Australian Council of Social Service is alarmed at Holden's closure announcement and calls on the federal government to immediately set-aside the $500 million it no longer needs to give to Holden for support to businesses in the Holden supply chain, and for future job creation. 


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