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Community Sector Recovery Webinar Series

13 September 2020

As part of our plan for Recovery from COVID-19 in Western Australia, WACOSS holds weekly webinars about key topics facing the community services sector in WA.

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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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Financial Hardship Resources

27 April 2020

Many people may be feeling the effects of COVID-19 right now, and help is available from community service organisations, including financial counselling, food vouchers, assistance with bills, emergency accommodation, and referrals to other supports and services.

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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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