Lotteries Houses provide a community base in which to form supportive business relationships. Organisations in our buildings are diverse and support many people in the community. Our tenants are provided with services that enable their working day to be focused on delivering their unique value to their communities.
The Conservation Council of WA is the State’s foremost non-profit, non-government conservation organisation. Together, CCWA represents more than 100 environmental organisations across Western Australia, which have joined as Member Groups. CCWA has been an outspoken advocate for conservation and a sustainable Western Australia for more than 50 years, working directly with the government, media, industry, community groups, and political parties to promote a more sustainable WA and to protect our natural environment.
Developmental Disability WA is the State’s most trusted source of advocacy, information, and support for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Since being established in 1985, DDWA has worked tirelessly to improve quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and to educate the wider community about the challenges they face.
The Environmental Defender’s Office of Western Australia is a legal service dedicated to protecting and preserving our State’s natural environment. Since 1985, EDOWA has offered expert legal advice to thousands of ordinary people and community groups, taken groundbreaking environmental cases to court, and fought for laws that better protect our land, air and water.
Living Proud has been promoting the wellbeing of Western Australia’s LGBTIQ+ community for over forty years, making it the longest-running organisation of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Living Proud provides advocacy, leadership and training aimed at reducing disadvantage among LGBTIQ+ people, as well as a range of information and referrals. Living Proud is the partner site for QLife in WA.
The Haemophilia Foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of West Australians with bleeding disorders and to provide essential support services for their families. Through a mix of representation and advocacy, community education, and by promoting research efforts, the Haemophilia Foundation is working to ensure that everyone in our State who has a bleeding disorder can access the highest quality of treatment and care.
Overeaters Anonymous provides a safe space in which individuals who struggle with overeating can share their experiences and, by following the organisation’s twelve-step program, find the strength to lead healthier and happier lives. With 6,500 branches spanning over 80 countries, Overeaters Anonymous is a truly global organisation that has helped millions of people recover from overeating problems.
Established in 1976 in the home of Dr Bob Brown, the Wilderness Society has stood at the forefront of Australia’s most historic environmental victories for over 40 years. Powered by more than 30,000 members and thousands of volunteers nationwide, the Wilderness Society’s mission is to replace the environmentally destructive thinking of the past with a modern and sustainable vision that will benefit all people and all life on Earth.
The Urban Bushland Council has been fighting for the conservation of urban bushland since 1992, and comprises over 70 individual community groups. The Council promotes sustainable policy development, lobbies for legislative change, and raises public awareness about the value of urban bushland and the need to protect what remains for future generations.
Centre For Women’s Safety and Wellbeing are the leading voice for women and children affected by gender-based violence in Western Australia. They are an independent, representative peak body for women's specialist domestic and family violence. Community-based women’s health and sexual assault services in Western Australia are underpinned by their recognition of the importance of gender equality to reduce violence against women and their children and promote violence in their health and wellbeing.
Microboards Australia specialises in helping people with disabilities to create a small network of trusted people, known as a microboard, that can provide them with the enduring love and support they need to thrive. Microboards Australia strives at all times to fulfil its vision of an Australia in which people with disability live happy and self-determined lives, surrounded by family and friends who care for them.
The Australian Centre for Child Protection (ACCP) is Australia’s premier research centre for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Established by the Commonwealth government in 2004, the Centre has a significant footprint in supporting Australian practice organisations in the adaption, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based interventions to child abuse and neglect. Although ACCP is a national team, it has a significant presence in Western Australia, across research, workfocre development, policy and strategy advice, service design, consultancy and large scale projects. The team has a strong connection to key government agencies in WA includeing Health, Communities, WA Police, Justice, Edcucation and the community services sector.
Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and, as with the Olympics and Paralympics, its members believe in the power of sport to create a brighter future. By providing intellectually disabled people with the opportunity to play sport, Special Olympics fosters a sense of pride, personal achievement, and inclusion among some of the most marginalized and isolated members of our community.
The Australian branch of Special Olympics was founded in 1976, at a time when people with an intellectual disability were routinely shut in institutions. While this is no longer the norm in our country, Special Olympics Australia continues to seek public support to ensure that people with an intellectual disability are not shut out.
The Western Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute was launched in 2018 with the purpose of inspiring and supporting Aboriginal people to take up leadership positions and strengthen their families and communities. The Institute provides regular programs and workshops tailored for Aboriginal people and designed to develop leadership and governance capabilities.
Friends for Good is a volunteer-driven not-for-profit and Australian loneliness pioneer joining the fight against loneliness. Friends for Good aims to provide services that will have a wide-reaching impact in freeing people from the causes and effects of loneliness in our communities.
They operate a national, 7 day a week free call phone line called ‘FriendLine’. All conversations with FriendLine are anonymous and their friendly volunteers are ready for a yarn and to share a story or two. They provide an online chat service for those who may prefer connecting in that way. They also provide training for organisations and individuals to build the capacity of frontline workers, policy makers and employers in managing loneliness in the workplace or community.
PWdWA provides non-legal advocacy to people with disabilities. Advocacy is the process of standing alongside individuals to ensure that people can speak out, express their views, and uphold their rights. Their advocacy services are available to any person with a disability.