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.

Latest News

No. 35, June Qtr 2018: Newstart

Monday, 6 August 2018

Summary of cost of living changes in the June Quarter 2018. This Update features an in depth look at the cost of living for those on Newstart and other base level social security payments, including budgets from 5 social security recipients. The statistical analysis shows the value of Newstart has declined over 20 years, both in real terms and in comparison with the income of most households in South Australia, while the budgets show how difficult (impossible) it is to make ends meets on Newstart.

State Oral Health Plan Information Workshop

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 - 9:00am

 

SACOSS is hosting an information session where you can to learn more about the SA Oral Health Plan, discuss the issues, share experiences and learn how to provide these as input into the consultation.

Further information including the consultation paper can be found online here and submissions should be emailed by 27 July 2018 to HEALTHSAOralHealthPlan@sa.gov.au

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