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Federal Budget attacks those on welfare yet again

10 May 2017

The WA Council of Social Service has slammed the welfare provisions in 2017 Federal Budget as …

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Department mergers must break down siloes

28 April 2017

Responding to Premier McGowan’s announcement of a 40 per cent reduction in the number of government departments, the WA Council of Social Service …

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Action Needed on Pay Day Loans

27 March 2017

The WA Council of Social Service, the Financial Counselling Network, WA No Interest Loans Scheme and the Financial Counsellors’ Association of WA are calling for urgent action

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New Government faces social and economic challenges

13 March 2017

The WA Council of Social Service congratulates Mark McGowan and WA Labor for their victory at the polls on Saturday.

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Poverty missing from election agenda

7 March 2017

With more than 240,000 people living below the poverty line in WA and the highest rate of inequality in the country you’d expect poverty to be high on the election agenda.

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WA MPs must support our homelessness services

23 February 2017

The community services sector is calling on all Western Australian politicians on both a state and federal level to stand up for the vital social housing and homelessness services in our state

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