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SACOSS is the South Australian Council of Social Service, the peak body for the non-government health and community services sector in South Australia.

SACOSS does not accept poverty, inequity or injustice. We will be a powerful and representative voice that leads and supports our community to take actions that achieve our vision of justice, opportunity and shared wealth for all South Australians. We will hold to account governments, business, and communities for actions that disadvantage vulnerable people

Latest News

Coroner’s report not the final word on child protection in SA

14 April 2015

SACOSS Policy Council has met today to consider issues surrounding South Australia's child protection system in respomse to the state Coroner's recommendations in the Chloe Valentine case.

SACOSS proposes 3 tax reform options missing from SA government's tax review

9 April 2015

The South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) will use its submission to the state government tax review this week to put forward three ideas for reform that go beyond the options suggested in the government’s discussion paper.

SACOSS calls for Indigenous Justice Agreement in response to increasing rates of over-representation of Aboriginal young people in SA juvenile justice system

1 April 2015

The South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) has today launched a report calling for greater self-determination and the negotiation of an Indigenous Justice Agreement as a response to increasing rates of over-representation of Aboriginal young people in South Australia’s juvenile justice system.

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