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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

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Position Vacant

28 March 2017

Policy Officer

  • Exciting opportunity to join a team at the forefront of policy development and advocacy for energy and water in South Australia
  • Full time, 1 year fixed term contract (parental leave backfill position), $68k-77k depending on experience
  • Experience in energy and water policy is desirable, but not essential

Minister dodges any responsibility to address early intervention and prevention

16 February 2017

The South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) says that the child safety Bill introduced to the Parliament in a rush misses the mark and will do little to stem the tide of children and young people who are entering our child protection system.  

Fix the rules, build storage and halt the repeated energy crises

9 February 2017

SACOSS is today calling for an urgent new contingency rule and a package of other measures to address energy instability across SA. 


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