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Autumn 2017: Disability and the NDIS

1 March 2017

In this issue of SACOSS News we focus on the groundbreaking social welfare reform that is the National Disability Insurance Scheme. With people due to enter the full NDIS progressively from July this year,  it is timely to hear voices across the spectrum about the lead-up, experiences with the trial scheme, and what the future might hold once the full scheme is up and running by July 2018.

Summer 2016-17 Climate Change Issue

1 December 2016

Climate change is linked to a greater frequency of severe weather events like storms, flooding, extreme heat and bushfires. And research tells us that it will be the elderly, socially disadvantaged and low-income people who will be most affected. The SACOSS News Summer edition focuses on climate change awareness, mitigation and adaptation, with some sector and population-specific solutions.

Spring 2016: Health Edition

1 September 2016

SACOSS News Spring 2016

The SACOSS News Spring edition dives into the vexed issue of health, including the underlying social determinants, as well as the loss of community health and health prevention in SA. We include articles on racism and health; elder abuse...

Autumn 2016: Child Protection Edition

15 March 2016

SACOSS News Autumn 2016The SACOSS News Autumn edition focuses on child protection and the complexity of working with vulnerable children. There have been 39 inquiries into child protection in Australia over the past decade. Here we look at an overburdened system and the challenges of reform.

Summer 2015: Justice Edition

15 March 2015

The SACOSS News Summer edition focuses on our justice system and a broader sense of justice, tied to the idea of fairness.  We hear about the work happening around Justice Reinvestment; alternative approaches to incarceration; and we ask what it is that we really want from our prison system.

Autumn 2014: Austerity, Cars & Lucky Country Edition

15 May 2014

The SACOSS News Autumn edition focuses on economic challenges facing our state, their costs to vulnerable and disadvantaged people and the austerity 'solutions' being tried overseas.

Summer 2014: State Election Edition

30 January 2014

The SACOSS News summer edition covers key proposals in the SACOSS state election platform, and asks if tax is our payment for civilisation. 

 

 

 

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Spring 2013: Anti-Poverty Week Edition

13 October 2013

The SACOSS News spring edition focuses on Anti-Poverty Week 2013, discuss the sustainability of human wellbeing, and highlights telecommunications as the new cost living front in South Australia.

 

 

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Winter 2013: Budget & Big Society Edition

1 August 2013

The SACOSS News spring edition focuses on Anti-Poverty Week 2013, discuss the sustainability of human wellbeing, and highlights telecommunications as the new cost living front in South Australia.

 

 

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