Applications for the Tasmanian Government’s Power$mart Homes program are now open. Power$mart Homes is a free program that will supply and install a range of high-quality energy efficiency upgrades, and provide energy saving advice from an experienced energy assessor.
The 2019 TasCOSS Annual General Meeting was held at 3pm, Tuesday 19 November 2019.
Community, health and research groups are calling on Energy Ministers to cut energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and create jobs by committing at the COAG Energy Council meeting to implement measures to substantially improve the energy efficiency of millions of existing homes.
The TasCOSS Annual Report 2018/19 is now live. You can read this year’s report in full online by visiting tascoss.org.au/ar201819/.
Tim was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in November 2019.
Kath was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in November 2019.
The Tasmanian Employment Partnership — Jobs Action Package is a Tasmanian Government funded initiative to connect local people with local jobs in regional Tasmania.
We know when income support payments are inadequate it harms both individuals and entire communities. In the case of Tasmania, it is a harm that affects the entire state. This is because poverty prevents people from fully participating in the social, economic and cultural lives of their communities.
Our definition of economic success should be inclusive growth that benefits all Tasmanians, not just growth that assumes growth alone will achieve a better life for all. As we consistently measure up well in the national rankings economically, now is the time to turn our focus to how we ensure the growth is sustainable beyond the traditional cycles we have previously seen.
It’s that time of year again and 2020-21 State Budget Priorities Submissions are front of mind for those working for and within the sector. To assist in the process, TasCOSS has prepared a step-by-step guide to preparing a Budget Priorities Statement.