ACOSS surveyed 489 people who receive Newstart or Youth Allowance about the level of deprivation they may experience. These survey results offer an insight into how people manage very finite resources and the lengths they go to cover the cost of essentials like housing and bills.
Submission to Tasmanian House of Assembly Inquiry into Housing Affordability (prepared in partnership with the Mental Health Council of Tasmania)
An archive of previous issues of the TasCOSS Changemaker.
Submission to the Corrections Amendment (Prisoner Remission) Bill 2018
Formally acknowledging and reconciling the wrongs perpetrated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—and their long legacy of ongoing trauma—must be a national priority.
The Civil Society Shadow Report on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) presents the perspective of people with disability in relation to Australia’s compliance with its obligations under this Convention.
All Australians deserve a healthy, safe, affordable home. Improving housing energy efficiency must be central to any effort to bring down power bills, and address the health and wellbeing of households.
The TasCOSS How To Library provides a central access point for those seeking information about issues relevant to the community services sector. The site comprises ‘How To’ documents that provide general and more detailed information to assist community sector organisations and individuals to meet Outcome Measurement reporting requirements.
This pay table sets out the rates of pay and allowances that will apply from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2019. These rates of pay have increased due to the 2018-2019 Annual Wage Review.
The NDIS Business and Marketing Toolkit provides simple instructional How To’s to guide your organisation. It can be used as a blueprint for planning or to help you understand and highlight which services are sustainable and which business models may work best in a changing market.
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