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.

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Budget Night Sector Briefing

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 6:00pm

On Budget Day SACOSS staff and many of our member groups will have people in the Budget lock-up all afternoon examining the detail behind the budget spin. Come and join our 2017-18 State Budget Night Briefing 6.00-7.00pm on Thursday 22 June. This will be a chance to digest, deconstruct, and to contribute any insights into the likely impacts for our sector. RSVP here – refreshments and pizza provided.

Pre-Budget Training Session: How to Read the Budget Papers

Thursday, 15 June 2017 - 4:00pm

Come and hear from SACOSS policy staff on how to understand the State Budget papers, find the information you want and avoid rookie errors in interpreting the data. This is a valuable pre-budget training session for the community sector – a free event for members and open to others by donation. The session is 4.00-5.00pm, one week before the Budget lock-up. Register online here.

SA Joint Agency Symposium - Social Work Futures

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 9:00am

The South Australian Joint Agency Social Work Symposium 2017 "Social Work Futures" will bring thought leaders and challengers from across the practitioner spectrum together to discuss four key elements of shaping change for the future of social work. Be part of the conversation about the future of human rights in social care, supervision models, reclaiming professional judgement and ethical deliberation. Building a sustainable and accountable professional practice for the future begins with a refocus on how, not just what we do, in social work practice.

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