ACT community sector forced to 'cut corners' over funding pressures

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
Updated February 11 2022 - 4:55am, first published 4:30am
ACT Council of Social Services chief executive Emma Campbell said a sustainable funding model for the territory's community sector was desperately needed. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Underfunding by the ACT government has forced the territory's community sector to "cut corners" as organisations face staffing pressures, inadequate resources and an over-reliance on volunteers.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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