TasCOSS represents 10,000 workers and 35,000 volunteers across the community services industry.
TasCOSS negotiated an energy advocate role funded by the three utility companies (Aurora Energy, Hydro Tasmania and TasNetworks). They will provide $255,000 over three years to build a collaborative working relationship between the funders and TasCOSS.
The $350,000 fund, administered by TasCOSS on behalf of the State Government, provided financial assistance to community service organisations in Tasmania who were required to change service delivery models in response to COVID-19.
The TasCOSS How To Library provides a central access point for those seeking information about issues relevant to the community services industry.
TasCOSS is a supportive work environment and has a proactive approach to ongoing professional development for staff members.
The issues register report summarises the key issues TasCOSS has been made aware of and the actions that have been taken — or are underway — to address them.
Keep up to date with changes to service arrangements and closures due to the increasing precautions taken by community service organisations in response to COVID-19.
TasCOSS continues to provide coaching and mentoring for community service organisations around improving their organisational health literacy.
We need the right investment now from government to open up opportunities for all Tasmanians to prosper. And we need the right policy settings and systems to make that happen. For Tasmania to thrive long-term, we need governments at every level to clear the path, not build obstacles.