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WACOSS New Year Sector Breakfast 

The New Year Sector Breakfast is our chance to congratulate and thank you for your tremendous contribution to the WA community in 2016 and to celebrate the start of the new year together.  Save the date Friday, 20 January 2017, 8.00am at Mt Eliza House, Kings Park.  Put the date in your diary and look out for invitations and more information soon! 

WACOSS eNews is changing!  

To better inform our members and the community sector WACOSS has made some changes to improve the look, feel and usability of our eNews.  Find out how these changes affect you!  

WACOSS Launches Reconciliation Action Plan 

On the 25th of November WACOSS launched its Reconciliation Action Plan!  WACOSS is committed to Reconciliation and would like to thank all of our supporters for helping to bring our RAP to fruition.   

Partnership Forum Co-Design Principles Workshop 

WACOSS is jointly convening a workshop to agree on the definition, values and principles of co-design within the scope of WA’s partnership reforms and we want to ensure WACOSS Members get the opportunity to be involved.    

Associations Information Statements 

Under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015, incorporated associations are now required to submit an Information Statement to the Commissioner for Consumer Protection every year.  Lodge your statement using your Association's account at AssociationOnline

WACOSS Training & Events

Self Directed Services - Empowering Communities and Transforming Lives

Join us for a week of events hosted by WACOSS with In Control Scotland on Self-Directed Services. The week will be launched by a conference style workshop exploring the fundamentals of Self-Directed Support and will be followed by three practitioner workshops discussing different sector areas: Children in Care; People with a Disability; and People with Complex Needs.   

WACOSS Christmas Specials 

To celebrate the upcoming festive season, WACOSS is offering super discounts on all training courses in December. Over 30% slashed off the normal price. Register today and share in the Christmas cheer.  

2017 Diploma of Leadership and Management 

Applications for financial assistance closing soon! Lotterywest are offering up to $5000 towards the cost of this Diploma course; get your applications in before the 23rd December 2016. 

Developing a Reconciliation Action Plan – 8 Dec 2016 

This half day training will introduce you to the RAP program championed by Reconciliation Australia, give you examples of inspiring corporate and community RAPs and provide suggestions for making a RAP for your organisation.   

DropIN 101 - 15 Dec 2016  

Learn the basics of DropIN – a one stop shop for NFPs, Government and Industry to access resources, build projects and drive innovation. Find out how you can use DropIN to manage your cross-sector projects and networks activities effectively.  

Customised Training and Support 

WACOSS offers all its courses in-house. We can also develop new courses to meet your requirements. Until the end of the year, WACOSS is offering a 20% discount off full-day and 10% discount off half-day customised training if scheduled before 31 January 2017.   

Sector News

New services from Tenancy WA!

Tenancy WA now offer fee for service, online bookings and a community workers hotline.  Find out more about these amazing services by visiting their brand new website!  

Meth Helpline Launch! 

On 12 September 2016, the Minister for Mental Health, the Hon Andrea Mitchell MLA launched the Meth Helpline.  Part of the State methamphetamine strategy to increase access to support and help reduce the impact of methamphetamine use in WA. 

Linkwest Video Conferencing System Review

Linkwest is currently reviewing their video conferencing system to find out whether the current system is still the best way to meet stakeholder requirements.  Contact us with your feedback! 

OMI Alert: Commonwealth free interpreting service

The Department of Social Services (DSS) provides a free interpreting service primarily to non-English speaking Australian citizens and permanent residents...

Sector News

Rent Free Office Space Available in Midland

The Department of Education are offering units in Midland rent-free to selected not-for-profit organisations.

Office Space Available at Claisebrook Lotteries House

Claisebrook Lotteries House have office space available for not-for-profit organiations. 

Office Space Available at Warnbro Community and Family Centre

Fully furnished office space available for hire - ideal for Community Service Groups!

Consulting Rooms Available at Incest Survivors Association

Stylish, comfortable  and  Immaculately maintained consulting rooms.  Each Room individually air-conditioned for all year round climate control and comfort.

WACOSS Online Services

DropIN Solutions Christmas Discount

To celebrate the festive season. DropIN Solutions is offering a 10% discount on all the quotes requested for our services in December 2016. Watch the video to find out more about DropIN Solutions and get in touch.
DropIN is the free, flexible and interactive way to connect with the community sector
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