The Northern Territory Council of Social Service (NTCOSS) is a peak body for the Social and Community Sector in the NT and an advocate for social justice on behalf of people and communities in the NT, who may be affected by poverty and disadvantage.
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Being a member of NTCOSS supports our vital and successful campaigning for social justice. It also gives you direct benefits including participation and collaboration on sector issues and campaigns, member-only events, and more.
NT income boosted by $58m per year if Newstart and Youth Allowance rates are raised, plus much needed cost of living relief to low-income Territorians
The 21st NTCOSS Cost of Living Report released today, coincides with the release earlier this week of a report by Deloitte Access Economics, commissioned by ACOSS. The Deloitte report found that increasing the base rate of Newstart and Youth Allowance by $75 per week...read more
The second part to the 20th Cost of Living Report released today by the Northern Territory Council of Social Service (NTCOSS) highlights the lack of low cost rental housing in the NT. The Report, produced by NTCOSS with the assistance of NT...read more
The 20th Cost of Living Report released by the Northern Territory Council of Social Service (NTCOSS) shows that the cost of fuel is up and rent is down, and highlights areas of financial pressure that many NT families continue to face. The...read more
The new “bigger and fairer” NT Concession Scheme beginning on 30 June 2018 has moved in a positive direction by clearly separating cost of living related concessions away from the Seniors Recognition Scheme, as well as placing a cap on...read more