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Superficial Federal Budget fails to deliver for Western Australians in need

May 12, 2021

The Western Australian Council of Social Service has welcomed the increased focus on women, childcare, and aged care in the Federal Budget, but says it has widely missed the mark in addressing the growing divide in our community.

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Sector Briefing – Referral pathways for the ending of the moratorium on rent rises and eviction

March 31, 2021

The moratorium working group is a cross section of community sector leaders who have collaborated to oversee the development and coordination of tools that can assist the community sector to identify referral pathways for community members impacted by the ending of the moratorium on rent rises and eviction. The working group hosted an online sector […]

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Historic Election Result Mandate for a Bold, Progressive Direction

March 15, 2021

The Western Australian Council of Social Service congratulates Premier Mark McGowan and WA Labor for their comprehensive victory at the 2021 State Election.

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WA Election: Major Parties Miss the Mark on Poverty

March 4, 2021

The Western Australian Council of Social Service has released a State Election scorecard, which reveals that the two major parties have widely missed the mark on tackling issues of poverty and inequality in Western Australia, with only the Greens receiving better than a failing score.

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Feds Fail to Increase JobSeeker to What is Needed

February 23, 2021

The Western Australian Council of Social Service has slammed the decision by the Federal Government to increase JobSeeker by an insulting $3.57 a day.

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Investing in the safety and wellbeing of women and their children

February 11, 2021

The Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing, Stopping Family Violence, and the Western Australian Council of Social Services would like to congratulate the WA Labor Government on its 60 million dollar investment in expanding its response to family and domestic violence in this State.

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