The Australian Council of Social Service annual conference is a major event for social services and the community sector. Papers from the conference examine our country from the perspective of low income Australians.
The ACOSS Annual Conference is a premier national event for policy-makers, researchers and those engaged in social services or advocacy. This year's conference theme was "Sharing the wealth of the lucky country". At a time when Australians' material wealth has been booming, the ACOSS National Conference provides a forum for a diverse range of people to discuss the policy and practice which will put equality in Australia at the forefront of public debate.
Papers are now available from sessions covering a wide range of issues including:
- The state of welfare internationally
- Australia into the future
- Workforce participation
- Housing affordability
- Child and family wellbeing
- Rising cost of living
- Poverty and inequality