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The WACOSS office is now open.

2 June 2020

The WACOSS office re-opened on Tuesday 2 June.  With current social distancing guidelines, WACOSS can accommodate up to 18 visitors. If you don’t have an appointment or a meeting, we recommend you call ahead to ensure we can accommodate you at the office. Some WACOSS staff may still continue to work remotely. If you need […]

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JobKeeper News and Information

21 May 2020

On Friday 24 April 2020, the Federal Government made some significant clarifications to the JobKeeper payment scheme, which will make a big difference to the community services sector.

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Stories from community service sector workers

29 April 2020

The community service and its frontline staff have continued to go to work each and every day during the COVID-19 crisis to support people in our communities who are vulnerable, experiencing hardship and disadvantage.

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Presentation to The Parliamentary Friends for Children

14 March 2019

Louise Giolitto, CEO, and Sue Nye, Manager Early Years, presented a whole-of-government Child Poverty and Wellbeing Strategy to the Parliamentary Friends for Children on Thursday 14 March 2019.

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Making Place WACOSS Conference Papers available for download

3 May 2018

The Making Place WACOSS Conference 2018 was a celebration of place-based success and achievements. Thank you to everyone who joined us from far and wide. Papers and presentations from the event can be downloaded here.  

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Statement on the outcome of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory

20 November 2017

Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) supports the recommendations in the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory report, and is pleased that the recommendations have focused on early intervention measures that aim to keep young people out of child protection and youth justice systems. WACOSS has championed […]

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