Community Services Sector Peaks COVID-19 Briefing

The Department of Communities (Communities) and the Mental Health Commission (MHC) are working together, along with the Department of Finance to ensure that you and your stakeholders are kept up-to-date and can access direct assistance in relation to the COVID 19 lockdown.

Community Services Bulletin

The WA Government is committed to ensuring critical services can be delivered in a safe and timely manner.

Building Bonus Scheme Boost

Additional $30 million boost to the Building Bonus program to meet the higher than expected demand for the successful COVID-19 stimulus measure.

Community Services Bulletin

Select articles from the Community Services Bulletin Issue 87/August 2020.

Building Bonus Scheme

The package includes $117 million for $20,000 Building Bonus grants and $8.2 million for the expansion of the 75 per cent off-the-plan transfer duty rebate scheme.

Message from the Director General

I am sure most of you welcome the State Government’s announcement of the WA roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions.

Update on PPE

PPE guidelines have been approved by the Chief Medical Officer and need to be ratified by the State Disaster Council prior to release.

Access to PPE

We are acutely aware that access to PPE is a critical issue for the housing and homelessness sector and we are continuing our advocacy for access in partnership with other peaks.

Lived Experience (HOME)

Are you seeking the voice of lived experience? Individuals from the HOME (Hear of My Experience) project are now available.