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 Message from the ACOSS CEO

 I am delighted to announce that ACOSS has a new President and Board. The results were declared at our recent AGM, held on Tuesday 24 November.
It is my great pleasure to inform you that Tony Reidy has been elected the new ACOSS President for a two year term, taking effect from 1 January 2016.
Tony has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the community sector, and most recently served as the chief executive of the Tasmanian Council of Social Service from January 2011 to June 2015. Prior to that he was CEO of the Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation for 10 years.
He has more than 30 years’ experience in public and private sector corporate governance, including 27 years as a director and chairman of ASX-listed MyState Bank and its antecedents. Tony has an in-depth understanding of ACOSS’ work and the important role of the national peak body and has a strong commitment to the sector.
I am also pleased to welcome several new members to the ACOSS board, including; Elenie Poulos; Peter McNamara; Lyn Morgain; Tracey Stevens; Darlene Cox; Karen Bevan; Mat Rowell. They will join Jeremy Halcrow; John Falzon; Hang Vo; Jane Stanley; Bernie Dwyer; Mark Tucker; Helen Connolly; Steven Joske; and Micaela Cronin as immediate past President.
I would like to extend a big thank you to all outgoing Board members for their dedication and hard work that has ensured strong and stable governance. This solid foundation has enabled ACOSS to continue to be a key stakeholder in Australian public policy development and a leading voice for the needs of people affected by poverty and inequality in our country.
Outgoing members include: Simon Schrapel; Gerad Thomas; Bettina Cass; Fiona Given; Noel Mundy; Sarah Fogg; Mark Bagshaw and Michael Bleasdale.
On behalf of the ACOSS staff, I would like to congratulate all those who will serve on the Board from 1 January. I look forward to working closely with each of you to continue our important work over the coming two year period.

I would like also to acknowledge our Returning Officer, Alison Peters, for a great job conducting this election; and to thank the Proportional Representation Society of Australia for overseeing this important election process. The outcome of their calculation is available from our website

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What's Coming Up

 Wyong Interagency



2016 Meeting dates are as follows:

28th January 2016

Meeting time 9:30am - 11:30am SHARP!

All held at Watanobbi Community Centre, Harrrington Close, Watanobbi.

gold coin morning tea

Mens Interagency

Meeting dates  are as follows:

Tuesday 8th December 2015 @ Watanobbi Community Centre 1pm to 3pm.

Bishop Collins - NFP Managers Cluster 2015 

Meeting dates are as follows:

10th December - Christmas get together.

 All meetings held at 1/1 Pioneer Avenue Tuggerah


Central Coast Multicultural Interagency

Meeting dates  are as follows:

28th January 2016 - Erina - Planning Day 2016

4th February 2016 - Erina - 1st Annual Meeting

7th April 2016 - The Entrance

2nd June 2016 - Erina

4th August 2016 - The Entrance

6th October 2016 - Erina

1st December 2016 - The Entrance.

# Please Note:

·       The CCMI Planning Day is held to discuss the CCMI Terms of Reference and events and activities the Interagency will be involved in through 2016. Interested service representatives who may wish to be involved in the 2016 CCMI meeting and event co ordination are invited to attend. Chairpersons and Timekeepers will be appointed this day.

·       Some meeting dates fall through school holidays. These dates will be discussed at the Planning meeting.


-        ERINA – Interrelate – 213 The Entrance Road Erina Tel: 43638050

-        THE ENTRANCE COMMUNITY CENTRE – Oakland Ave, The Entrance