Useful Links

Volunteering WA

Volunteering WA connects volunteers to community organisations. They provide a range of resources, services and support so that people in WA are aware of, and understand, the nature and scope of volunteer activity. See their web site for more information, or contact the Volunteering WA Office on 08 9482 4333.

Community Legal WA

Community Legal WA is the peak organisation representing Community Legal Centres (CLCs) operating in Western Australia. It is committed to the principles of human rights, social justice and equity, including the rights of Western Australians to equity in access to legal services. For more information visit their website.

Financial Counsellors’ Association of WA

FCAWA is the peak body to support financial counsellors and their clients through education, information, resources, and relevant legal support. For more information visit their website.

Mental Health Organisations

Consumers of Mental Health WA Inc.

Western Australian Association for Mental Health

Western Australian Council of Social Service

Act Belong Commit

Beyond Blue

Lifeline WA


The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) is the peak body for Local Governments across WA and advocates on behalf of 138 WA Local Governments for the sector. For more information visit their website.

Model rules for ‘incorporation’ of an organisation

Department of Commerce – Model Rules

Department of Commerce – Association Guidelines

Interstate Support Group Organisations

Collective Of Self Help & Social Action Groups (COSHG) – Victoria

Office Tel: 03 9349 2301 10am-3 pm Wednesday & Thursday


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Self Help Queensland

Office Tel/Fax: 07 3344 6919


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Self Help Organisations United Together (SHOUT) – Canberra

Office Tel: 02 6290 1984 Fax: 02 6286 4475


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