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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

Housing Stress Identified As Key Election Issue

6 November 2013

SACOSS’ latest Cost of Living Update released today shows that over 100,000 South Australian households, including over 31,000 low income renters, are experiencing housing stress in their weekly budget.

SACOSS Anti-Poverty Week Survey Highlights Community Support for Increase to Newstart

18 October 2013

The South Australian Council of Social Service has released its annual Anti-Poverty Week statement as the end of Anti-Poverty Week in Australia approaches. The statement identifies the problematic impacts of the rising cost of living on unemployed and vulnerable South Australians.


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