The Western Australian Council of Social Service Inc. (WACOSS) welcomes the opportunity to make a
submission to the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia’s Review of the Equal Opportunity
Act 1984 (WA).

WACOSS is the peak body for the community services sector in Western Australia and works to
create an inclusive, just and equitable society. We advocate for social and economic change to
improve the wellbeing of Western Australians, and to strengthen the community services sector that
supports them. WACOSS is part of a network consisting of National, State and Territory Councils of
Social Service, who advance the interests of people on low incomes and those made vulnerable by
the systems that have been put in place.

The Equal Opportunity Act is an important statement by the Western Australian Parliament on
behalf of the people of WA about the need to eliminate discrimination and promote equal

Please click the link above to read our whole submission.

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