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Working To Make Ends Meet Conference

Wednesday, 9 December 2020 - 9:00am







New Date SACOSS “Working to make Ends Meet” Virtual Conference

Wednesday 9th December 2020

We had planned a full and interactive virtual conference experience, including polling, live questions and discussion, and the livestreaming of the event from our SA office, where our local speakers and facilitators were to be based.

Due to the changing COVID-19 restrictions across South Australia, we were unable to deliver the event experience that you, our valued delegate, deserve, and therefore we made the difficult decision to defer to Wednesday 9th December 2020. We hope to be able to bring you the same program, please watch this space for program updates.

Thank you for your support, and please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Please do not hesitate to contact SACOSS Events Coordinator on angela@sacoss.org.au if you have any queries.

SACOSS' annual energy, water and telco conference will be a virtually delivered event on the 9th December 2020. This year's conference theme - "Working To Make Ends Meet" - draws on foundational research conducted by SACOSS on "Waged Poor Households" – households who are mainly receiving income from salaries and wages, but are nevertheless living below the poverty line.

The COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the challenges faced by waged poor households, with a sudden reduction of hours and loss of income, leaving many struggling to navigate and access support services. With increased underemployment likely to push a new cohort of households into waged poverty, it is ever more important that governments, the community services sector, and businesses working in the essential services understand and respond to the unique challenges faced by waged poor households.

We have created a program designed to investigate the key drivers of waged poverty, open discussions on how to address these and share in planning a more equitable future for all. Join us for what promises to be a thought provoking and engaging day.

DATE: Wednesday 9th December 2020
WHERE: Virtually delivered event

To view the conference program click here

To view speaker bios click here

To Register click here

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Annual Thank You Breakfast

Thursday, 10 December 2020 - 7:30am


The SACOSS Team would like to thank all our sector colleagues, members and supporters for you invaluable contributions over the last year, so come and celebrate on Thursday 10th December with a scrumptious breakfast on us!

When: Thursday 10th December 7:30am
Where: Marjorie Black House Community Room, SACOSS, 47 King William Rd, Unley

Barista coffee! and breakfast will be provided. 

Register your attendance here.