As part of our advocacy to Government, we gather on-the-ground information from our members and the sector, which forms our strategic insights and policy recommendations in our Submissions. 

Submission to Infrastructure WA

Submission to Infrastructure WA on the Foundations for a Stronger Tomorrow: Draft State Infrastructure Strategy The Western Australian Council of Social Service Inc. (WACOSS) welcomes the opportunity to make a […]

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Submission on Electoral Reform

WACOSS welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Ministerial Expert Committee on Electoral Reform regarding how electoral equality might be achieved for all citizens entitled to vote for […]

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We develop and write publications, some of which are produced yearly, such as the Cost of Living Report, which contribute to more in-depth policy conversations, and advocate for those on the lowest incomes, people in poverty, and experiencing disadvantage. 

Cost of Living snapshot 2020

A short overview of the key findings from the Cost of Living report, which models the income and expenditure of three household types, and provides analysis of relative changes in […]

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Cost of Living report 2020

Each year we produce the Cost of Living report, which models the income and expenditure of three household types, and provides analysis of relative changes in living costs and likely impacts on current and future levels of deprivation and need.

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We share our presentations from key events and report launches, to give you greater insight into our strategic thinking, and invite you to download our key topics and take away notes from the event.