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.
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April 25, 2017
The Western Australian Council of Social Service has a vision for an inclusive, just and equitable society. Our mission is to advocate for social change to improve the well-being of Western Australians and strengthen the community services sector that supports them. By challenging systems, behaviours and attitudes that create poverty, inequality and exclusion, we strive to […]Read more
Co-Design Project WACOSS has been working with the State Government to deliver a set of consistent principles for co-design in Western Australia. This ongoing project will provide Government with the guidelines and tools to work with service providers and vulnerable people in designing smarter services in Western Australia. Download Co-Design Toolkit Budget Submission Every […]Read more
Connecting Early Years Portal This portal was purpose built for Early Years Networks, allowing them to collaborate, share tools and resources, and contribute to the shared learning for all Networks. With more than 45 Early Years Networks working around the state, the portal gives Networks a collaborative way to improve outcomes for children and […]Read more
Cost of Living Report Since 2007, WACOSS has produced an annual Cost of Living Report. Using consistent models and expert analysis, the report provides a snapshot of the emerging issues facing the Western Australian community. The report works to debunk myths surrounding people living on low wages by providing evidence based on data, rather than […]Read more
Emerging Issues & Research
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 […]Read more
Emerging Issues Forum 2019 – Fact Sheet
April 3, 2019
Download a fact sheet summary of the topics discussed at the WACOSS 2019 Emerging Issues Forum.Read more
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.Read more
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