Seven Working Groups were established to focus on each of the Premier’s identified priorities for the Forum in 2018. These priorities are:
Working Group Membership List and Secretariat Contacts at 29 May 2019.pdf
Collaboration Working Group
Ross Wortham and
Purpose: To develop guiding principles for collaboration between the government and community services sectors.
To identify practical ways to apply these guiding principles and translate learnings into action and changes to approaches to collaboration that achieve more efficient and effective service design and delivery and better outcomes for people.
Literature Review Report: Collaboration Literature Review Report
Collaboration working group
Communication about the Forum Working Group
Helen Creed and Emily Roper
Purpose: To ensure that the Forum will promote engagement in support of its work plan and those of its working groups, to communicate about its activities and report on its achievements.
Communication working group.pdf
Data Sharing and Linkage Working Group
Pip Brennan and
Purpose: The Forum and State Government are committed to strengthening safe data sharing and linkage. This includes sharing of data for evidence-based policy making and improved government service delivery.
Data Sharing working group
Our Communities Report Working Group
Dan Minchin and
Purpose: The Working Group will produce a document for Government outlining options to improve and increase investment and progress in areas of greatest need. To develop a transparent, open and accessible report identifying what difference is being made and what is still to be done, being the voice of the people to Government.
Our Communities Report working group
Outcomes Framework Working Group
Louise Giolitto and
Purpose: To develop an 'Outcomes Measurement Framework' to drive a more consistent approach to identifying key indicators to measure the achievement of the outcomes.
1. OMF Illustration - PROTOTYPE 4 - no person March 2019
2. OMFWG - Briefing Paper - March 2019
3. Mapping contract outcomes against population outcomes
4. Mapping other frameworks against population outcomes
5. Outcomes Framework WACOSS Report July 2018
Outcomes Framework working group
Procurement Reform Working Group
Vicki O’Donnell and
Purpose: To develop a project plan that provides an overview of four sub-projects identified to enable effective implementation of the Delivering Community Services in Partnership Policy 2018.
The project areas include:
- Co-design in a Procurement Context;
- Practice Review; and
- Co-commissioning / Group Buying and Integrated Services.
- Outcomes based procurement practices (on hold)
Procurement Reform working group
State Homelessness Strategy Working Group
Debra Zanella and
Purpose: To develop a 10-Year Strategy on Homelessness that will:
- provide an overarching framework for government, the community sector and the community to work together to address homelessness;
- set strategic direction and priorities;
- articulate outcomes to be achieved at the systems level, service level, and for people; and
- guide activity and investment.
Directions Paper: Directions Paper
Community organisations, government agencies, local government and members of the community are invited to provide feedback on the Directions Paper developed by the SCF Homelessness Working Group for the 10-Year Strategy on Homelessness Western Australia 2019–2029. Feedback will be used to inform the Strategy, which will be finalised in mid-2019.
Consultation Reports: Consultation Reports
Homelessness working group