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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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The WACOSS office is currently closed

6 April 2020

The office is closed for visitors. WACOSS staff are working remotely to stop the spread of COVID-19, so this office is currently unattended. If you need to get in touch with someone from WACOSS you can call the main office number on 08 6381 5300, or for non-urgent enquiries, you can email and ask […]

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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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