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WA Social Service Sector Launches ‘What If It Was Me?’ Election Campaign

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 20th January 2017 -  Western Australia’s community service sector is getting personal with its state election campaign in a bid to drive social issues onto the agenda. The What If It Was Me? campaign,

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WA NDIS – Devil Not Just in the Detail

Alison Blake, Thursday, 12th January 2017 -  As the Western Australian and Commonwealth governments finalise negotiations on the agreement for the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA, people with disability

Australian Charities Measuring Outcomes Better

Wendy Williams, Friday, 22nd July 2016 -  Charities are measuring outcomes better than ever before, according to the largest study into outcomes measurement ever undertaken of the Australian community sector. The Bankwest

WA Charities Enter $20M Merger

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 12th July 2016 -  Two Not for Profits in Western Australia, Ngala and Geraldton Regional Community Education Centre (GRC), are finalising a merger to create a $20 million organisation with 330 staff.

NDIS Delayed in WA

Eisha Gupta , Thursday, 5th May 2016 -  The federal and Western Australian governments have delayed the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in that state by a year, in an effort to expand trial sites.

Best Community Organisations to be Honoured

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 16th February 2016 -  Nominations are open for the West Australian 2016 Community Services Excellence Awards to find the most dedicated and innovative community service organisations in that state.…

WA the Capital of Australian Giving

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th December 2015 -  West Australians have been rated as the highest charitable donors in the country in a climate where the proportion of Aussies making charitable donations has slumped, but the average…

Vinnies Issues Scam Warning

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 27th October 2015 -  Scammers pretending to be from one of Australia’s largest charities have been targeting people in Western Australia, asking them for donations. The St Vincent de Paul Society…

Social Enterprises Misunderstood – Financial Resilience Report

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 12th August 2015 -  Narrow definitions of social enterprise and a limited knowledge of the emerging sector among financiers and the wider public have been identified as key resourcing challenges.…

NFPs Urged to Adopt New Strategies for Aboriginal Child Welfare

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th August 2015 -  A landmark report into the lives and welfare of young Aboriginal children in Western Australia has urged community organisations to develop new and innovative approaches to help…

Charities Blamed for Homeless Problem

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th July 2015 -  The Australian charity sector has fired back at a Western Australian Government Minister who claimed that the charities weren’t “doing their jobs properly”…

First Venture Philanthropy Fund for WA

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 16th April 2015 -  Western Australia’s first dedicated venture philanthropy fund has launched with the aim of raising at least $2 million in philanthropic funds over the next two years. The…
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