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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

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. 

Energy Retailers Called to Account as Power Prices Hit SA Hard

26 November 2013

SACOSS is today calling on energy retailers to immediately reduce the increasing rate of power cut offs.


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