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May 2019
17
May

Co-Design – Mandurah

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are looking for better ways to improve services or design new programs, this workshop is for you. Co-design – also referred to as ‘co-production’ – is part of a widespread trend to involve people in decision-making about the services they use. The WA Council of Social Service is leader in Co-Design in WA, having developed the WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit for use by government and community organisations in the design of new and improved services and programs.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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18
May

Pilbara Early Childhood Education & Care Conference

Karratha

7:45 am - 6:00 pm

  The 2019 Pilbara Early Childhood Education and Care Conference aims to enhance the professional practice of school and community based educators in the region. Building on the success of the 2017 forum led by Baynton West Primary School the one-day conference in 2019 will highlight the early years and provide a day of professional development to attendees. WACOSS and our Connecting Early Years Networks project are pleased to be collaborating with Baynton West Primary School to deliver this opportunity in…

$ 48.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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June 2019
05
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Leadership WA is a for-purpose organisation with the mission of transforming our participants into courageous leaders and helping create an environment in which they can thrive and contribute positive social impact. WACOSS are excited to partner with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. The leadership experience will explore: Leadership styles Emotional Intelligence Communication skills & styles Management vs. Leadership Team building skills Maximising impact Program participants will be invited to design and participate in a Pilbara-based community…

$ 54.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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06
Jun

Leadership & Management Training – Busselton

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is based on the work of Peter Urs Bender from his National Bestseller "Leadership from Within". It is a practical, interactive workshop looking at personality styles, leadership styles and communication techniques. Learn how to get the best from yourself and your employees through engagement and motivation. A how to guide will also be provided. Jenny Gleeson is an award-winning facilitator and trainer specialising in employee engagement, leading with authenticity and personality profiling. She has completed qualifications in project management,…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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19
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Leadership WA is a for-purpose organisation with the mission of transforming our participants into courageous leaders and helping create an environment in which they can thrive and contribute positive social impact. WACOSS are excited to partner with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. The leadership experience will explore: Leadership styles Emotional Intelligence Communication skills & styles Management vs. Leadership Team building skills Maximising impact Program participants will be invited to design and participate in a Pilbara-based community…

$ 54.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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21
Jun

Pilbara Advocacy

Karratha

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This one-hour workshop will provide local community groups and individuals with an overview of what is involved in effective campaigns to achieve their aims. It will also demonstrate how planning a campaign in advance can get better results and shows how social media can be used to gather support. It includes advice on how to make your case to decision-makers, politicians, local government and the public, as well as practical exercises on letter-writing and media releases. Participants will have the opportunity…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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26
Jun

Collaboration for Sustainability – Broome

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

‘Collaboration for Sustainability’ is a popular WACOSS workshop that will help you decide what kinds of collaboration you need to achieve your goals and how to make that collaboration successful. It will provide practical guidance, useful exercises and networking opportunities – all underpinned by a sound evidence-based theoretical framework. Collaboration is essential for tackling the ‘wicked’ problems that are beyond the scope of any one agency to resolve.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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26
Jun

Co-Design for Community Organisations – Broome

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are looking for better ways to improve services or design new programs, this workshop is for you. Co-design – also referred to as ‘co-production’ – is part of a widespread trend to involve people in decision-making about the services they use. The WA Council of Social Service is leader in Co-Design in WA, having developed the WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit for use by government and community organisations in the design of new and improved services and programs.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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27
Jun

Foundations in Governance – Broome

 

 

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Governing an organisation requires rules, norms and actions. Governance is the way the rules, norms and actions are structured, sustained, regulated and held accountable. This training provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and management committees. It aims to give participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a high functioning and effective Board.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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27
Jun

Introduction to Outcomes Measurement – Broome

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What is a program logic model, and what is a theory of change, and what are methodologies to measure our outcomes? What is the difference between measurement and evaluation? In our current changing procurement environment of understanding and measuring outcomes, it can be very unclear as to what we are referring to when we discuss measurement and evaluation. It becomes even more confusing when we see the myriad of tools, frameworks, theories and definitions in measuring social outcomes. This workshop…

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27
Jun

State Budget Submission Geraldton Forum

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget.   The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.   WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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27
Jun

Charities: Their Nature and Purpose

Presented by Professor David Gilchrist, a partnership between The University of Western Australia and The Western Australian Council of Social Service.

4:45 pm - 6:30 pm

The University of Western Australia Business School, in partnership with WACOSS, invites you to the next event in the 2019 Morgan Stanley Series, Charities: Their Nature and Purpose, presented by Professor David Gilchrist on Thursday 27 June 2019. The establishment of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission in 2013 was a watershed in relation to the place of charities in the Australian community and economy. Its existence has given focus to a number of national discussions that have arisen over the…

$ Free incl. GST

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July 2019
01
Jul

State Budget Submission Midland Forum

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget.   The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.   WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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18
Jul

State Budget Submission Bunbury Forum

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget.   The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.   WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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19
Jul

State Budget Submission Busselton Forum

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget. The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several regional and…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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23
Jul

State Budget Submission Mandurah Forum

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget.   The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.   WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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25
Jul

Leadership and Management Training – Broome

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is based on the work of Peter Urs Bender from his National Bestseller "Leadership from Within". It is a practical, interactive workshop looking at personality styles, leadership styles and communication techniques. Learn how to get the best from yourself and your employees through engagement and motivation. A how to guide will also be provided. Jenny Gleeson is an award-winning facilitator and trainer specialising in employee engagement, leading with authenticity and personality profiling. She has completed qualifications in project management,…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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31
Jul

State Budget Submission Karratha Forum

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget.   The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.   WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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August 2019
02
Aug

State Budget Submission Perth Metro Forum

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Each year, the Western Australian Council of Social Service presents a Budget Submission to the State Government, highlighting the priority areas for service funding in the next State Budget. The Submission is the culmination of sector-wide conversations, and provides recommendations for funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. WACOSS is beginning development of its 2020-21 Budget Submission, and invites you to attend one of several regional and…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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05
Aug

Public forum on electronic gambling and harm

WACOSS is collaborating with the Public Health Association of Australia (WA Branch), Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA, and Anglicare WA.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

The WA Government is currently considering legislation to privatise the TAB, the state-owned betting agency. As part of the sale, the legislation will permit simulated racing machines to be placed in TABs in WA. Come along to hear from experts talk about why permitting simulated racing machines is not a good idea for the health of Western Australians.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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