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WA business leaders and chefs unite to tackle food insecurity

Luke Michael, Saturday, 14th August 2021 -  Foodbank WA is turning to the corporate sector for support amid rising service demand Western Australian business leaders are putting on their aprons and teaming up with the state’s

Community groups urge WA government to unlock the state’s housing potential

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 10th February 2021 -  A new campaign is calling for a $4 billion package to create 18,000 new social and affordable rental homes in Western Australia  The COVID crisis has laid bare stark vulnerabilities

WA freezes household expenses amid COVID-19 crisis

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th March 2020 -  Community groups praised the state government for recognising the incredible pressures that households are under                                            Western Australia is freezing household expenses including

Cost of living increases make it even tougher for low-income families

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th December 2019 -  A new report says living costs are outpacing income growth in WA, hurting families on the lowest incomes Western Australians living below the poverty line are spending close to three

Charities stretched beyond capacity as hunger crisis takes hold

Luke Michael, Thursday, 3rd October 2019 -  Western Australian charities are struggling to cope with growing and entrenched demand for food relief, according to new research outlining possible solutions to the state’s hunger

Irish expert says housing first approach could help solve homelessness crisis

Luke Michael, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  A housing first approach could help transform the lives of Australians experiencing homelessness but it requires strong political support to succeed, an international expert

‘It’s outrageous’: Advocates demand long-term funding certainty for remote housing

Luke Michael, Thursday, 2nd May 2019 -  Western Australia housing groups warn vulnerable people are bearing the brunt of a lack of investment in remote housing, as Labor pledges $120 million in a bid to remedy the crisis.

NDIS forcing not-for-profit sector reform

Contributor, Thursday, 2nd May 2019 -  The transition from the state to the federal NDIS model is underway in Western Australian and it’s a whole new ball game, writes Lucio Di Giallonardo from HLB Mann Judd Perth. The transition

NDIS Commences Final Roll Out in Three States

Luke Michael, Thursday, 10th January 2019 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is now available across all of Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania, with the final roll out in these states commencing. The NDIS roll out into


Why the WA Disability Sector Needs a HR Overhaul

Dayna Edwards, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  Disability service providers will need to reassess their HR and recruitment strategies as the National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out across Western Australia, writes

NDIS Turns Five and Welcomes WA to the Scheme

Paul Carter, Monday, 2nd July 2018 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on its fifth birthday has welcomed Western Australia, the final state to officially join the federally administered scheme. From

Social Media Campaign Looks to End Use Of the Word ‘Retard’

Luke Michael, Monday, 26th February 2018 -  A new campaign has been launched in Western Australia urging people to stop using the word “retard”, with the word appearing on social media approximately every five seconds according
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