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The Tasmanian Council of Social Service is the peak body for the community services sector in Tasmania. TasCOSS was established in 1961. Our members are individuals and organisations active in the provision of community services in Tasmania. We represent the interests of low-income, vulnerable and disadvantaged Tasmanians, and our members, to government, regulators, the private sector, the public and the media.

  • TasCOSS researches and develops social policy and undertakes work to strengthen the Tasmanian community services sector.
  • TasCOSS receives funding from the State Government but acts independently of government and political parties.
  • TasCOSS is part of a national network of councils of social service in all states and territories and the national body, the Australian Council of Social Service.


TasCOSS is a member of the Tasmanian community sector peaks network ›

TasCOSS is a member of the COSS network of state and territory councils of social service plus the national sector peak, ACOSS.