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JobKeeper News and Information

May 21, 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

April 29, 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 now open.

June 2, 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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Welcome Extra Support to Keep People Connected

March 31, 2020

WACOSS has warmly welcomed the McGowan Government’s announcement today of additional support for WA households experiencing financial hardship.

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WACOSS welcomes COVID-19 measures to help the most vulnerable

March 23, 2020

WACOSS welcomes the Federal Government announcement yesterday of packages that support our most vulnerable communities in Western Australia.

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Household Charges Freeze and Assistance Welcome

March 16, 2020

The Western Australian Council of Social Service has welcomed the announcement today by Premier McGowan

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