W #Australia – Emerging Issues Forum 4th April Update – WACOSS


Community Sector Leaders

Emerging Issues Forum (Update) – Wed 4th April

The next WACOSS Emerging Issues Forum is to be held at the Hyatt Regency Perth on Wednesday 4th April 2012. The Forum will provide an opportunity to hear about the emerging issues that will impact on the planning, design and delivery of services to WA community. There will also be an open discussion session about new emerging and chronic issues and include findings from the recent Peak bodies and community service organisations questionnaire.

Speakers include;

Prof. Alison Preston, Director Curtin Graduate School of Business
Insecure Work and Social Security Reform

A.Prof. Shawn Phillips, Centre for Vulnerable Children & Families, UWA
Building Policy Capacity and Collaboration in the Community Sector – please note the change of topic reflects the growing importance and interest in changes to the way in which services are being funded, negotiated and contracted in Western Australia.

Dr. Tessa Boyd-Caine, Deputy Director ACOSS
The Impacts of Federal Reforms including Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission & Fair Work Australia Pay Equity Case

When: 4th April 2012
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth

Members – $ 35.00
Non Members – $ 45.00
Corporate/Government – $ 55.00
(GST Inclusive)

A light afternoon tea will be provided.

Why participate?

Do you need knowledge of emerging trends to guide the strategic direction of your organisation?
Is your organisation making difficult choices about where and how to direct limited resources to areas of greatest need?
Do you need solutions to help support the planning and delivery of your organisation’s services?
Do you need hard data and analysis to lobby for new programs and services?
The Emerging Issues Forum will help to provide the information and analysis you need to plan and respond to social, political and economic change.
For further information please visit the WACOSS website or book online .

If you have any questions about the Emerging Issues Forum, please contact Katherine Haag on Katherine.

For those interested in A.Prof. Phillips topic of “Youth at Risk and Juvenile Justice”, WACOSS will be holding a separate sector consultation on Friday 20th April 2012, from 1pm – 4pm at City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth. Please see the WACOSS website for further details.



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