At-risk kids in carer crisis

on Thursday, 28 February 2013. Posted in News, Perth Now, Community Services - Child Protection And Family Support - Dept For

Child welfare workers are having to take vulnerable children home with them because of a severe shortage of foster families. The Department for Child Protection confirmed this week that staff had had to care for kids in their own homes because appropriate accommodation couldn't be found with latest Departmental figures revealing that 3,910 children were in state care at the end of January, up from 3,276 three years ago.

Budget surplus under stress

on Thursday, 03 January 2013. Posted in News, The West

The State Government's vaunted Budget surplus is under threat with questions over how agencies will meet efficiency cuts and key departments are set to ask Treasury for more money to cover "structural deficits".

Budget surplus is cold comfort for many says union

on Friday, 21 December 2012. Posted in News, Media Releases, Political

Treasurer Troy Buswell's $140 million budget surplus announced today is cold comfort for people not getting access to much-needed services according to the Community and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association. There are still many public services issues such as waiting lists at public dental health clinics and major delays at Department of Transport licensing centres.

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