You can make a difference
- Educate yourself about the issues that affect your community. Find out the depth and breadth of the problem, find out what policies and promises the government has made on these issues, and explore the challenges faced by people living in entrenched disadvantage.
- Listen to those who have lived experience and spend time in your community to learn about what action groups or initiatives are already in place, and to identify what areas of need remain.
- Learn about Anglicare WA advocacy priorities:
- Creating economic justice and fairness
- Ensuring everyone has a home
- Freedom from family and domestic violence and abuse
- Being an ally on voice, treaty and truth
Join and Do
Contact us to receive Anglicare’s notices about opportunities and events related to economic justice and fairness, housing and homelessness, family and domestic violence and Aboriginal justice and recognition. Connect with other people in campaigning to create a more fair, just and equitable community.
Some campaigns you might want to join are:
- Raise the Rate
- Make Renting Fair
- Thrive By Five
- End Homelessness WA
- Everybody’s Home
- White Ribbon
- Anti-Poverty Week
- Uluru Statement from the Heart
Make a donation to Anglicare WA, and incorporate donation options into events that you host or attend.
Provide emotional and practical support to those in your own social network who might be facing financial hardship, mental health challenges, relationship difficulties or other life challenges. Check out the Friend in Need app for tips on what you can do to help.
Share what you learn about the issues in your community with your friends, family and colleagues.
Organise an event in your area to empower people to speak out about injustice or inequity.
During election time, find out where your local representatives stand on issues relating to poverty and inequality, housing and homelessness, family and domestic violence, or Aboriginal recognition and justice. Vote accordingly!