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April 2018
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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May 2018
02
May

WACOSS Conference 2018

1 – 3 May 2018

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for the WACOSS Conference 2018, Making PLACE. Events include: 1 May 2018 - Sector Networking Day 2 - 3 May 2018 -  WACOSS Conference The biennial conference will feature a full and dynamic program to meet the diverse interests and professional requirements of the multitude of people working in our sector, from front line staff, to policy makers, senior managers, and board members. Rather than telling people how to live their lives, we should be providing them with the tools…

$ 690 incl. GST

$ 865 incl. GST non-members

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02
May

Community Sector Excellence Awards (CSEA) 2018

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Community Service Excellence Awards (CSEA) acknowledge the contribution made by the community services sector and provides a unique opportunity to showcase the work being undertaken by these organisations and the many individuals who work tirelessly to make a difference in the community. The Community Services Excellence Awards offer us the opportunity to take time out of our busy lives to recognise this work and to commend them for their efforts. The Awards recognise the important role the community sector and…

$ incl. GST

$ incl. GST non-members

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09
May

WA Food Relief Framework – Pilbara Consultations

Karratha

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The aim of this workshop and the Food Relief Project is to review and make recommendations about better ways of delivering relief to those who experience food insecurity, through a process that collectively represents the voice of the sector – providers, suppliers, recipients and other stakeholders.  In other words, we are looking at ways we can work together to improve how we provide people and families with food relief. The great thing about this Project is that the drive for a…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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11
May

WACOSS State Budget Briefing – Members Only

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The WA Treasurer will hand down the 2018-2019 State Budget on 10 May 2018. WACOSS will provide members with an analysis of the state budget to its members on 11 May, in partnership with other WA Peak bodies, who will also give an overview of the budget for their respective members and portfolio areas. The event is critical for sector stakeholders seeking to understand what the budget is going to mean for community services, and what the Government’s social policy…

$ Free incl. GST

$ N/A Member Only incl. GST non-members

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21
May

Addressing Trauma in the Workplace

Karratha

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) has a state-wide education and training unit which has an important role to increase community knowledge and skills and challenge the myths surrounding sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse. As part of the WACOSS Pilbara Project and based on Community Sector feedback, SARC have been engaged to deliver the “Addressing Trauma in the Workplace” to Social Service Managers and Team Leaders in 3 Pilbara locations; Karratha, South Hedland and Newman. Identified topics for the workshops…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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22
May

Addressing Trauma in the Workplace

South Hedland

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) has a state-wide education and training unit which has an important role to increase community knowledge and skills and challenge the myths surrounding sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse. As part of the WACOSS Pilbara Project and based on Community Sector feedback, SARC have been engaged to deliver the “Addressing Trauma in the Workplace” to Social Service Managers and Team Leaders in 3 Pilbara locations; Karratha, South Hedland and Newman. Identified topics for the workshops…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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24
May

Addressing Trauma in the Workplace

Newman

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) has a state-wide education and training unit which has an important role to increase community knowledge and skills and challenge the myths surrounding sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse. As part of the WACOSS Pilbara Project and based on Community Sector feedback, SARC have been engaged to deliver the “Addressing Trauma in the Workplace” to Social Service Managers and Team Leaders in 3 Pilbara locations; Karratha, South Hedland and Newman. Identified topics for the workshops…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

Register
25
May

WA Food Relief Framework – Pilbara Consultations

Newman

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The aim of this workshop and the Food Relief Project is to review and make recommendations about better ways of delivering relief to those who experience food insecurity, through a process that collectively represents the voice of the sector – providers, suppliers, recipients and other stakeholders.  In other words, we are looking at ways we can work together to improve how we provide people and families with food relief. The great thing about this Project is that the drive for a…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

Register
June 2018
13
Jun

Good Governance

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A one-hour presentation on what 'Good Governance' means followed by an informal networking opportunity, connecting Pilbara-based Board and Committee Members. Contact Details: Sarah Wright WACOSS Pilbara Manager sarah@wacoss.org.au 0477 708 836

$ incl. GST

$ incl. GST non-members

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26
Jun

Forum with one of Scotland’s biggest social landlords

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Forum with Craig Sanderson - Chief Executive of Link Group Ltd. This event is co-hosted with Shelter WA, CHIA and the Department of Communities, an interactive forum to learn from the Scottish experience of community and affordable housing, and community service delivery. Link Group Ltd consists of eight social enterprise companies servicing more than 15,000 tenants and other customers.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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July 2018
02
Jul

Sparking Impact in the Pilbara

Karratha

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pilbara for Purpose & the WA Council of Social Service are committed to supporting place-based advocacy, innovation and collaboration to strengthen regional and remote communities. The 2018 Social Impact Festival impact sparker event, 'Social Impact in the Pilbara' Panel celebrates local place-makers and change-leaders, sharing their learnings and successes with the broader community. The panel event will highlight positive social impact projects in the Pilbara that lead our communities to be more inclusive, explore sustainable service models and acknowledge projects…

$ Free incl. GST

$ incl. GST non-members

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26
Jul

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Geraldton

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, that advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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27
Jul

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Rockingham

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, that advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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31
Jul

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Mandurah

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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August 2018
01
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Gosnells

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, that advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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02
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Busselton

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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08
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Fremantle

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, that advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and you can RSVP to Soma at St…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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10
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Mirrabooka

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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14
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Esperance

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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