The Rise of Social Enterprise: Getting the Policy Implementation Right

Event Date: 
29 August 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel

The Delivering Community Services in Partnership (DCSP) Policy is reforming the relationship between government and the community. How can W.A. learn from international and local experience to ensure opportunities for both sectors are fulfilled?

Hear from organisation's who are leading the development and implementation of the DCSP Policy and the accountability and evaluation frameworks being recommended.

This seminar will explore the lessons learned from both home and abroad in building the capacity of not for profit service delivery and discuss how they may be applied here in Western Australia.

Topics Include

  • Accountability and evaluation models for community services funding
  • Delivering Community Services in Partnership (DCSP) Policy
  • Lessons learnt from innovative service delivery models in the disability services sector

 Who Should Attend & Why?

  • Those working with the
    DCSP policy.
  • Anyone involved in frontline agencies in the community services sector.
  • Public servants and those involved in central agencies.
  • A unique opportunity to understand the global context in which the current reforms in W.A. are occurring.
  • Understand how your role will be impacted by this new policy.
  • Learn from the experiences of others to better position your organisation.


Tom Tolchard Project Director Social innovation in Western Australia (SiiWA)

Simone Spencer Director, Strategic Issues Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Kylie Towie Director, Funding and Contracting Services Department of Finance

Professor David Gilchrist Industry Professor School of Accounting Curtin University

Terry Simpson State Manager (W.A.) National Disability Services

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