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.
Friday, 4 August 2017 - 5:00pm
Do you know a community sector worker with a story worth celebrating? Recognise those making exceptional contributions to social justice in South Australia by nominating them for the 2017 HESTA Community Sector Awards.
& Premier’s electorate the most digitally disconnected in Adelaide!
A SACOSS analysis of recent Census data shows the Premier’s electorate of Cheltenham has the lowest rate of households accessing the internet in Adelaide.
But that’s by no means the only bad news for Jay Weatherill – as a whole South Australia lagged behind the national average in online connectivity. There was also a clear regional disadvantage with country areas faring worse than metro ones.
This new data shows:
The South Australian Council of Social Service, together with Volunteering SA & NT, Conservation SA, the Arts Industry Council SA and Sport SA have welcomed the changes to funding for SA community organisations announced today.
At the SACOSS Post-Budget Breakfast this morning, the Treasurer announced that State Government will now provide full indexation on not-for-profit funding contracts. From July 1, 2017, all contracts will have full indexation included.