WACOSS membership is made up of a vast network of individuals and organisations who are committed to our vision to create an inclusive, just and equitable society for all Western Australians.
WACOSS’s policy submissions and advocacy work are aimed at influencing policy decision makers at both a State and Federal level to provide a voice for vulnerable Western Australians.
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WACOSS events provide a unique opportunity to network with sector leaders and take part in important sector discussions that will shape the future outcomes for those we represent.
WACOSS’s policy submissions and advocacy work is aimed at influencing policy decision makers at both a State and Federal level to provide a voice for vulnerable Western Australians.
Ruah Infectious Diseases Risk Management Plan
12 March 2020
In 2019 in Western Australia, 17 640 people contracted seasonal influenza and 48 died. Every year, infectious diseases such as seasonal influenza, measles, or gastroenteritis, negatively impact the Western Australian community.
In recognition of these facts, Ruah has developed a plan to guide staff to respond calmly and follow the advice of the Federal and State Health Departments.
Ruah Infection Control Procedure
12 March 2020
This procedure expands on Ruah’s Clinical Governance Procedure, Section 4.6 Infection Control. It outlines Ruah’s infection prevention and control program and processes. The aim is to reduce risk of infections and comply with state and federal legislative and regulatory requirements and best practice standards and guidelines.
Anglicare WA COVID-19 Response Plan
12 March 2020
This document sets out Anglicare WA’s response to COVID-19, both immediate, and in the event of identified trigger events. This response will be reviewed at least fortnightly by the Executive in light of swiftly changing global and local developments.
COSS Statement on Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility
28 February 2020
Joint Council of Social Service statement to the Council of Attorneys-General review on raising the age of criminal responsibility.
Community Submission on Privacy and Information Sharing
19 December 2019
Independent community submission on Privacy and Responsible Information Sharing for the Western Australian Public Sector.
Cost of Living Report 2019 – Snapshot
16 December 2019
An one-page overview of the Cost of Living Report 2019.
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