Working together to challenge and change

The Tasmanian Council of Social Service (TasCOSS) is the peak body for the community services industry in Tasmania. We advocate to challenge and change the systems, behaviours and attitudes that create poverty, inequality and exclusion, to ensure all Tasmanians have the same opportunity to live a good life.
50,000
Tasmanian households are experiencing energy poverty
28,000
Tasmanians are working in the community services industry
120,000
Tasmanians are living below the poverty line
4,685
Tasmanians are on the priority social housing wait list (as of December 2023)

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Tasmanian State Election 2024

A Tasmanian State Election has been called for Saturday 23 March 2024, allowing for a five week campaign period. During this election campaign, TasCOSS will be ensuring the voices of our members, the community services industry and Tasmanians experiencing disadvantage, particularly those on low and inadequate incomes, are heard by the candidates, parties and constituents in the lead up to polling day.
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Why Become a TasCOSS Member?

In joining TasCOSS, you are joining a community dedicated to delivering equality, opportunity and a good life for all Tasmanians.
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