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August 2017
30
Aug

Service Priority Review Consultation

WACOSS Members only

10:00 am - 11:30 am

On May 4 2017 the State Government announced a  wide-ranging review into the functions, operations and culture of the Western Australian public sector. WACOSS would like to invite members to join us for a consultation session conducted by Ian Rennie, the chair of the Service Priority Review panel. The consultation session will inform the government on your views on how to achieve a more efficient, collaborative, adaptable and outcomes-based public sector that is aligned to the State Government's strategic priorities…

$ 0 incl. GST

$ 0 incl. GST non-members

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September 2017
08
Sep

State Budget Briefing – Members only

Members Only

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The State and Federal Budgets have a profound impact on our community, particularly on disadvantaged and vulnerable citizens and the services that support them.

WACOSS undertakes analysis of the State Budget immediately following its release, and presents this in a subsequent Budget Briefing event for WACOSS members, usually held the day after the State Budget is released.

$ incl. GST

$ incl. GST non-members

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26
Sep

Test ICT Event Please Ignore 123

Test ICT Event Please Ignore

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$ 0 incl. GST

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October 2017
10
Oct

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Harvey

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable?

$ 25 incl. GST

$ 25 incl. GST non-members

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December 2017
01
Dec

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Albany

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable?

$ 25 incl. GST

$ 25 incl. GST non-members

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07
Dec

Trauma Workshop – Mandurah

9:30 am - 2:45 pm

In response to strong demand from local community organisations, WACOSS is joining with SARC to present a free workshop on the Impact of Trauma, Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care, in Mandurah on 7 December. The workshop runs from 9.30am to 2.45pm with lunch included, and will be held at 2 Tuart Ave, Mandurah. The workshop is open to staff, board members and volunteers from community service organisations working in the Peel region. Book in early as this will be a popular workshop.…

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January 2018
19
Jan

New Year Sector Breakfast 2018

8:00 am - 10:00 am

WACOSS President Debra Zanella and CEO Louise Giollitto invite you to attend our annual New Year Sector Breakfast. This event allows our members and supporters to come together to celebrate our achievements over the past year and to welcome a new and exciting year ahead.

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February 2018
06
Feb

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Kalgoorlie

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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09
Feb

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Bunbury

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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12
Feb

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Esperance

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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14
Feb

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Perth – Small and/or Volunteer run organisations

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including the Bench marking…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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15
Feb

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Perth – Medium to large organisations

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including the Bench marking…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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22
Feb

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Geraldton

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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March 2018
19
Mar

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Karratha

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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20
Mar

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

South Hedland

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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22
Mar

Natural Disaster Resilient Community Organisations

Newman

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

How quickly could your organisation ‘bounce back’ after a major disaster? How would you support your vulnerable clients if your own building was damaged, electricity and communications down and roads impassable? Learn how to benchmark your organisation’s resilience and identify the actions you need to take to ensure your clients get the support they need, even after a ‘worst case scenario’. This one-day workshop will take you through the Australian Council of Social Service online Resilient Community Organisations resources, including…

$ 25.00 incl. GST

$ 25.00 incl. GST non-members

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23
Mar

Governance

Newman

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

WACOSS is the State’s leading provider of training workshops on governance for community services board and committee members. WACOSS has tailored its half-day governance workshops to meet local needs, providing an introduction to the 5 key strategic functions of Boards and management committees. It aims to give participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a high functioning and effective Board.

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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23
Mar

Collaboration for Sustainability

Newman

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This half-day workshop shows how working with others with common goals and values can be the key to long term sustainability and improved outcomes for both clients and organisations. The workshop includes practical guidance as well as well-grounded, evidence-based theory on what works in creating effective collaborations.  

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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April 2018
10
Apr

Emerging Issues Forum

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  Emerging Issues is the principal strategic forum for the Western Australian Council of Social Service. Held annually, the forum provides analysis to inform the service and strategic planning needs of the executives and Boards of community service providers into the future. Emerging Issues is an environmental scan, focusing on the future of the changing social, economic, and political contexts. It offers the sector the most current and relevant information on trends that are constantly changing, in order for them…

$ 48 incl. GST

$ 60 incl. GST non-members

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13
Apr

Governance for Boards – Kununurra

This half day workshop provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and management committees. It gives participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a functioning and effective Board.

Course Content

  • The roles and responsibilities of the Board
  • Legal requirements of Boards
  • Applying a Corporate Governance framework to NFP organisations
  • Key areas of effective governance
  • Common challenges facing Boards and tips for addressing them
  • Changes in governance and emerging issues that Boards need to be aware of

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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