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Collaboration for Sustainability

March 28, 2018

In the Australian Institute of Company Directors NFP Governance & Performance Survey 2014; fifty per cent of Directors of not-for-profit social service organisations said in the past year they have discussed the possibility of a merger. About a quarter of these organisations are expecting a merger to happen within the next two years. Deciding to […]

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Workshop

September 27, 2018
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Mark Fitzpatrick

April 26, 2017

Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of Telethon Speech and Hearing. Prior to this he was the Chief Executive Officer of St Vincent de Paul Society, and before that, the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Strategy at Southern Cross Care. Mark brings an incredible amount of governance experience with him to the WACOSS board. […]

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Northam Working with Challenging Clients Training

October 4, 2018

This workshop will explore strategies to help understand challenging behaviours and develop skills in communication and de-escalation techniques: Understanding challenging behaviour Definition of escalation and some causes Early warning and imminent danger signs Non-verbal & verbal communication techniques Strategies of de-escalation; and Self-care for workers.

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Stronger Sector

April 25, 2017

Not-for-profit Landscape Report  The Not-for-profit Landscape Report is the first of its kind, providing a snapshot of the size and contribution of the sector to the West Australian community and economy. It also highlights the challenges facing providers in a changing landscape. Through this report, WACOSS is able to demonstrate the opportunities and risks facing […]

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2011

June 26, 2011
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Commitment of funds to gambling assistance essential, ahead of privatisation of TAB

October 10, 2018

The Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) and the Financial Counsellors’ Association of Western Australia, are calling for the State Government to commit to funding the reduction of gambling harm as part of any sale of the TAB and the introduction of a wagering tax. “The harms from gambling can have a devastating toll […]

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Full day

September 27, 2018
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