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Of all the states in Australia, WA has the biggest gap between rich and poor.
Most of us know somebody who is doing it tough, even if we aren’t.
Inequality and disadvantage is no longer something that just happens to others.
We're now at a point where we are asking "what if it is was me?"
Around the world we are seeing the consequences of inequality and disadvantage
We can choose a fairer future – it’s just a question of priorities.

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WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Poverty missing from election agenda  With more than 240,000 people living below the poverty line in WA and the highest rate of inequality in the country, you’d expect poverty to be high on the election agenda. Instead, the poor continue to be neglected.…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Political action needed to tackle poverty in WA  The community services sector says it is time that political parties in this election make clear what actions they will take to tackle poverty and inequality in WA. WA Council of Social Service CEO Louise Giolitto said that “WA has more than 240,…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Stopping Family and Domestic Violence Must Be State Election Priority  Anti-domestic violence advocates are calling for the major political parties to outline their policies before the upcoming election on how they plan to address family and domestic violence in WA.…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Find out what each party had to say about mental health  The Western Australian Association for Mental Health held their election forum 'Make Mental Health Count' Speaking at the forum was Minister for Mental Health The Hon. Andrea Mitchell, Shadow Minister for Mental Health The Hon. Stephen Dawson, The Hon. Jacqui Boydell, and Ms Alison Xamon.…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Critical support needed for WA children  The community services sector is warning that more children and young people are going to fall into poverty and homelessness in Western Australia if the major political parties don’t make funding for services a priority. The sector has launched the ‘What If It Was Me?’ state election campaign,…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Political parties called on to fix WA's housing crisis  The community services sector has called on all political parties to reveal their plans to address WA’s critical housing and homelessness issues before the upcoming state election. This election,…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Shelter WA Political Forum  Housing affordability is being talked about right across the country, and yet there is a deafening silence about any housing policy in the lead up to next month’s State election. As WA is now four weeks away from the election,…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Jonathan's story of homelessness a wake-up call to us all  Despite having 25 years’ experience in the Information Technology (IT) industry – including 16 years as a Project Manager – Jonathan Shapiera found himself homeless. Every person who experiences homelessness has his or her own unique story to tell, but like many people,…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Call for changes to funding priorities in Aboriginal health The Aboriginal Health Council of WA has called on the major political parties to commit to changing spending priorities in Aboriginal health. The Council wants whichever party wins the upcoming election to redirect health spending on prevention, promotion,…
WA State Election 2017 Home WA State Election 2017 Home  Who We Are     The Change We Need     Where the Parties Stand     Get Involved   Early Intervention Key to Healthy Communities  The community services sector is calling for a shake up of the way money is spent in the health sector, as part of the ‘What If It Was Me?’ state election campaign. A number of peak health bodies have banded together to call for more health funding to be redirected into community-based prevention, promotion,…

 

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