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Mark Fitzpatrick

April 26, 2017

Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of Telethon Speech and Hearing. Prior to this he was the Chief Executive Officer of St Vincent de Paul Society, and before that, the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Strategy at Southern Cross Care. Mark brings an incredible amount of governance experience with him to the WACOSS board. […]

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Emerging Issues Forum 2019 – Presentation

April 3, 2019

View and download each guest presenter’s slides and analysis of the most pressing issues impacting the community services sector in WA.

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Stronger Sector

April 25, 2017

Not-for-profit Landscape Report  The Not-for-profit Landscape Report is the first of its kind, providing a snapshot of the size and contribution of the sector to the West Australian community and economy. It also highlights the challenges facing providers in a changing landscape. Through this report, WACOSS is able to demonstrate the opportunities and risks facing […]

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September 27, 2018
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Homelessness Services at breaking point – the time to act is now

March 20, 2019

The number of people experiencing homelessness in Western Australia (WA) is set to soar unless additional, long-term State Government funding is secured, the community services sector has today warned. There are more than 9,000 Western Australians without a place to call home on any given night, with homelessness services reporting an alarming increase in people […]

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Amanda Hunt

April 26, 2017

Amanda is the Chief Executive Officer of UnitingCare West. Prior to this, she was the State Director for Mission Australia in Western Australia and South Australia. Amanda oversaw vast organisational change across both states with Mission Australia, and previously led a self-directed services reform agenda at Anglicare WA. Amanda brings a broad amount of experience […]

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Nuts and Bolts of Measuring Outcomes

March 28, 2018

What is the difference between measurement and evaluation? Why do we need consultants to evaluate our programs? What sort of measurement or evaluation do we do ourselves, and when do we need external assistance?  In our current changing procurement environment of understanding and measuring outcomes, it can be very unclear as to what we are […]

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WACOSS Submission for the Local Government Act Review

March 28, 2019

WACOSS Submission to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries review of the Local Government Act.

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