The due date for written submissions to the Department of Treasury and Finance relating to the 2022/23 State Budget has been confirmed as Friday 10 December 2021.
TasCOSS is on the look out for passionate and skilled individuals to join our board.
Want to help shape the future of the Tasmanian community services industry workforce? TasCOSS is looking for a talented support officer to assist with administrative and project support functions related to the implementation of the Industry Plan.
Want to help shape the future of the Tasmanian community services industry workforce? TasCOSS is looking for a talented project manager to drive change and help bring the ten-year Industry Plan vision to life.
Tasmania’s ADII score and the PESRAC Final Report findings provide a strong argument for the need to improve Tasmania’s digital infrastructure network. They also point to the need to invest in digital skills and for measures that increase digital affordability.
If you haven’t already done so, now is a great time to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations within your organisation. To this end, we’ve jotted down some ideas to start a conversation with your staff below.
Please note: the following responses were provided to TasCOSS by the Department of Health. Are COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for community service workers who are providing social supports in a community-based setting (not a traditional medical or health service)? Examples of services can include mental health counselling, sexual assault and family violence support, child and family support, youth work and alcohol and other
TasCOSS does not support the Workplaces (Protection of Business and Workers) Bill 2021 or the proposed amendments contained within the Bill.
TasCOSS does not support establishing the Custodial Inspector as a National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and we urge the Tasmanian Government to consider alternative models that incorporate the expertise of civil society organisations.
Adrienne Picone says the latest Gutwein State Budget has plenty of green shoots, but any real judgment of its effectiveness will be in the months and years ahead.