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New report shows living costs outpacing income growth

16 December 2019

Single parent families and people who are currently experiencing unemployment have been hit particularly hard by higher living costs in the past financial year, according to new modelling released today by the Western Australian Council of Social Service.

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Dangerous and outrageous – Councils of Social Service condemn proposed funding cut to national voice for First Nations women on domestic violence

10 December 2019

The Councils of Social Service across the country have joined together to urge the Morrison Government to reinstate funding to the National Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services Forum

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Community Service Sector launches crisis campaign

6 December 2019

Western Australia’s Community Service Organisations have banded together to launch the #YourHelpWA campaign

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Public Housing Investment Welcomed by Community Sector

3 December 2019

The Western Australian Council of Social Service has warmly welcomed the State Government’s announcement today of the new Housing Investment Package.

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Call to cut energy bills for people on low incomes while acting on climate change

21 November 2019

Community, health and research groups are calling on Energy Ministers to cut energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and create jobs

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Statement regarding corruption allegations within the WA Housing Authority

18 November 2019

The Western Australian Council of Social Service is disappointed and greatly concerned to hear claims of corruption within the Housing Authority. We welcome the announcement by Premier Mark McGowan of the independent review by the Public Sector Commission.

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