Working together to challenge and change
Expressions of Interest: Lived Experience Community of Practice
05 Dec 2023
Thanks to the generous support of Aurora Energy, Hydro Tasmania and TasNetworks, TasCOSS is thrilled to announce we will facilitate an online Community of Practice for lived experience advocates across Tasmania.
Community Consultative Committee key to meeting the needs of Tasmanian children
05 Dec 2023
TasCOSS welcomes the announcement from the Minister for Education, Children and Youth that the Government will convene a Community Consultative Committee, which will bring together Government and community service organisations to develop an innovative, therapeutic and nation-leading youth justice system.
TasCOSS Christmas/New Year Opening Hours & Work Arrangements
29 Nov 2023
The TasCOSS offices, located at Level 3/86 Murray Street, Hobart, 7000 will close to the public for the holidays at 3pm, Friday 22 December 2023 and reopen on 9am, Monday 8 January 2024.
Lost opportunity for meaningful political donations reform
20 Oct 2023
TasCOSS is deeply disappointed at Labor’s decision to join the Government in walking away from meaningful political donations reform, turning their back on key amendments which would have strengthened the Electoral Disclosure and Funding Bill and improved transparency and accountability in politics.
Slow-moving Government response to ‘live risks’ at Ashley failing our children
11 Oct 2023
TasCOSS, as part of a coalition of justice and social service organisations including Prisoners’ Legal Service Tasmania and 54 reasons, call on the Premier to demonstrate his stated commitment to the safety of our children by closing Ashley Youth Detention Centre as a matter of urgency and work with the community service industry around progressing alternative arrangements.
Community services ready to work with Government on the roadmap for change
26 Sep 2023
TasCOSS applauds the advocacy of all Tasmanians who gave evidence at the recent Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings, particularly those who bravely shared their own experiences of abuse, trauma and neglect. We also recognise and commend the tireless dedication of all community organisations who have supported Tasmanians through this process.
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