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Bill-Campos

Message from the CEO – 21 April 2020 

Who would have thought that after managing the worst bushfires in Australia’s history, we will be facing a pandemic that will have an incredible impact on our society, economy, and people around the world? It seems that 2020 will be etched in our consciousness as a very difficult year, and it is only April. Amid…
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Important: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, the unfolding situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to cause concern in our wider community. We are aware that a few healthcare services and aged care services have been affected. Community Options Australia is monitoring this situation closely. As of this week, we have no reports of any staff in…
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Bill-Campos

Message from the CEO.

Change is the new constant. With the community sector/s undergoing significant changes (and anticipating more changes), will bring several challenges to how organisations adapt to this environment and meet the required outcomes. COA has a network of 34 organisations, and the pace of change is also another factor that requires constant monitoring and management. The…
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Bill-Campos

Message from the CEO

With the end of the year fast approaching much of our attention can be focussed on the day to day life routine. However, with the recent state of emergency, bushfires and extreme weather, it prompts us to reflect on the bigger picture and what is important to us. I want to shine a light on…
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Message from the CEO

Dear Colleagues, We have received the first stage for Community Options Australia’s Strategic Plan report, which includes the consultation with our key stakeholders, staff and our referring agents. I can state that this has been a productive process and very informative with the feedback being honest and positive. Importantly this feedback has provided COA with…
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Message from the CEO

There are several reforms and reviews currently taking place in the aged care and disability sectors which the government has announced. These are significant reforms which will shape the sector over the coming years and decades. However, with all these reforms it is sometimes difficult to put into perspective what is most important. I want…
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Bill-Campos

Message from the CEO

It has now been six months since I commenced with Community Options Australia, and it is time to reflect and provide a report card. I have met with almost all stakeholders in our network. It has been extremely valuable, including getting a sense of the mood from the sector with the number of changes and…
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Message from the CEO

Many people with mental illnesses are ending up homeless or in prison as community services are not there to support them. Families and carers continue to provide an overwhelming majority of support for people with mental illnesses. They are overburdened. Community Options Australia is dedicated to supporting coordinated and integrated community-based services that support people…
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