WACOSS has released a blueprint for social and economic change to help achieve the inclusive, just, and equitable society we all desire, the 2018-2019 Pre-Budget Submission: At the Heart of Our Community. The Submission proposes an approach to government that puts people at the centre of decision making, and empowers local communities to drive systemic […]
Households can expect more big hikes in electricity bills in coming years, following the release of the WA Budget today. “This pain will be felt most by low income families, who are already struggling to meet big rises in fees and charges announced in the lead-up to the budget in June,” said Louise Giolitto, WACOSS […]
The Western Australian Council of Social Service condemns the recent attacks by the Government on people living in poverty, and is signatory to the joint statement released by the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) today.
“Increasing the cost of essential household fees and charges in this way will directly result in more vulnerable and low income households in financial hardship,” said Louise Giolitto, CEO of WACOSS today.