Canberra community by 2020 – ACTCOSS

ACTCOSS articleCanberra Region Presbytery is a member of the ACT Council of Social Service Inc. (ACTCOSS).

The theme of the autumn issue of their journal, Update, is: ‘What we want the Canberra community to be by 2020’. On page 14, you will find an article from Canberra Region Presbytery: “Truly civil society – Equity, kindness and respect”. download here.

As mentioned in the article, on Saturday the 4th June, Canberra Region Presbytery will be holding the Community Development Forum: Truly Civil Society—Equity, Kindness and Respect at Gungahlin Uniting Church – for more information, to contribute or to register interest, please contact Bri Griffiths at

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Contents of Update, Issue 75:

  • Editorial by Susan Helyar, Director, ACTCOSS
  • Towards a restorative city
  • Canberra 2020 – Accessible & moving towards inclusion
  • Better drug policies can make so many other things better: The Canberra community by 2020: Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform (FFDLR)
  • What we want the Canberra community to be by 2020: ATODA
  • The Canberra we want: MHCC ACT
  • My vision of ACT in the year 2020
  • An open letter to the next ACT Government: YWCA Canberra
  • 2020 vision – GETTING TO ZERO
  • Truly civil society – Equity, kindness & respect: Canberra Region Presbytery of the Uniting Church
  • ACTCOSS learning & development calendar
  • ACTCOSS staff welcome