Working together to challenge and change
It’s time to act — close Ashley now to protect Tasmanian children
15 Sep 2023
A coalition of justice and social service organisations have united to urge the Tasmanian Government to immediately release all children detained at Ashley Youth Detention Centre to prevent further harm to their safety and wellbeing.
Fair Work Ombudsman: Substitute Public Holidays in the SCHCADS Award
12 Sep 2023
Public holidays can now be substituted under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHCADS) Industry Award. This change follows a decision by the Fair Work Commission, the national workplace relations tribunal. It applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 11 September 2023.
Expressions of Interest: TasCOSS Board Directors
01 Sep 2023
Do you have strategic-based business acumen and a genuine interest in the community services industry and social justice? TasCOSS is seeking to fill two elected Director positions on the TasCOSS Board.
Essential industry unites to face challenges
28 Aug 2023
A sold out delegation of over 180 leaders, industry experts, practitioners and supporters of the Tasmanian community services industry will gather in Hobart for the TasCOSS Conference 2023 over the next two days. Together, we will explore broad trends impacting the industry including workforce development and sustainability, lived experience advocacy and community-led, place-based practice.
Inquiry into energy prices good news for households
28 Aug 2023
TasCOSS is pleased to see the Legislative Council’s Inquiry into Energy Prices in Tasmania, given the supply of energy is an essential service but its cost is unaffordable for more and more Tasmanian households.
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Community Voices Partnership ProgramShare your story, create change
Tasmanian Community Services Industry PlanA community services industry built for Tasmania's future
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Workforce Coordination ProjectEnsuring the industry has a skilled and diverse workforce to meet future needs