Thank you to our incredible 2023 Conference Supporters, Partners and Sponsors
Major Supporter, Rural, Regional & Remote - Lotterywest
Lotterywest is committed to supporting Western Australia through impactful community grants. This includes events like the 2023 WACSSO Conference, which will support training and educational awareness, and community connectiveness for parents and citizens groups across our great State.
Platinum Partner - Containers for Change
Every 10c drink container has the potential to be turned into something new. Containers for Change works with the local community, beverage companies, recyclers, and the waste industry to recycle containers, helping to ensure more than 2.1 billion 10c containers have been saved from landfill since 1 October 2020.
Containers for Change are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for the 2023 WACSSO Annual Conference in recognition of the enormous contribution that WA P&Cs have made toward the billions of containers saved from WA landfill over the last 2 years.
Gold Partner - Triple P Positive Parenting Program
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program helps parents and carers throughout WA to raise happy, resilient children in a complex world using proven, positive strategies. Every parent and carer in WA now has free access to Triple P’s online programs, including Triple P Online (for children under 12) and Fear-Less Triple P Online (for children aged 6+ experiencing anxiety).
Developed in Australia, Triple P’s programs are based on extensive ongoing research and used worldwide. Triple P is a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2023 WACSSO Annual Conference and looks forward to continuing its history of supporting school communities across WA.
Just Pizza Company is a family-owned and run local business in WA. We have been supplying school canteens since 1990 - over 33 years. We stock a full range of canteen-approved products, from frozen ready-made meals to ice creams, icy poles, drinks, packaging and more. Our signature Focaccia Pizza range is handmade daily on-site in our factory in Malaga. This range is green coded through school canteens. Just Pizza Company offer quality products and services for your school - either for your canteen or for fundraisers, special lunch days, and carnivals.
eSafety leads and coordinates online safety efforts across Commonwealth departments, authorities and agencies. We provide education and prevention leadership, coordination and best practice guidance.
eSafety provides audience-specific and research-based advice, content, and education programs to raise awareness about online safety issues and empower all Australians to have safer online experiences.
We have substantial powers to protect all Australians – adults now as well as children – across most online platforms and forums where people experience abuse or harm.
inchargebox is the brainchild of Kate Curry, Melbourne entrepreneur and Mum of 2. It is the world’s first lockable tech charging station and a daily essential in this tech heavy world!
Using inchargebox really helps set boundaries with screen time and tech usage, taking control of the device clutter giving you back time and energy to enjoy all of the fun and productive screen free things in life.
Setting up an inchargebox when the kids get their first devices, is a great way to manage it all from the start and is loved by many households, schools and businesses across the world!
inchargebox comes in a range of sizes and colours to suit your needs and is perfect for storing and charging devices including smartwatches, phones, tablets, gaming, remotes, headphones, laptops and more with 5 or 10 USB A and C options.
We love helping people enjoy more of the magic screen free moments of life!
Steggles/Baiada Poultry is a family owned and operated poultry manufacturer since 1943.
The business has grown to employ over 6,000 people across Australia including over 500 employed in Osborne Park.
Steggles food service offers a wide range of easy to use Fully Cooked and tasty products for school canteens.
Chicken is a yummy, nutritious and easy for children to enjoy at lunchtime, making it a great addition to your canteen menu.
Formed in 1994, the WA School Canteen Association (WASCA) is a leading public health organisation specialising in food and nutrition education and advisory service for schools, community groups, sports clubs and workplaces.
We aim to influence food and health policy and to advocate for healthy food environments. WASCA assists canteens and other food services to provide and promote healthy choices, and operate economically viable and professional businesses.
Shield Academy is the premier destination for comprehensive training programs dedicated to enhancing strategies in physical and psychological safety. Our passion lies in managing challenging behaviours and mitigating risks, creating secure and harmonious environments that empower individuals and organisations to thrive.
Tasman Bay Food Co has been supplying school canteens with Juicies since 1991.
Juicies are all good stuff made from fresh pressed apples, Juicies are real fruit – it's that simple. Whether you choose Juicies originals in the sachet or Juicies pops in the tube the recipe is the same and are available in, Tropical, Wildberry, Apple & Blackcurrant, Lemonade and Apple.
Our Moosies are available in several delicious flavours including Chocolate, Lime, Banana, Blue Moon & Strawberry. Moosies are a flavoured milk freeze made with creamy milk, making them a great source of calcium, a healthier treat for kids on the go Moosies are also a good source of calcium.
For 34 years, the Constable Care Foundation has delivered creative, performance-based safety and crime prevention programs to millions of WA children.
Perhaps best known for lower primary school puppet shows which have entertained and educated generations of young children, the Foundation has evolved to meet the challenges and needs of young people through a range of new products and services under our Youth Choices brand.
Utilising the participatory approach of internationally-recognised Forum Theatre, our programs raise awareness, influence attitudes and deliver real behaviour change, making a significant difference to the lives of children and young people across Western Australia.
At Officeworks, we believe all young Australians should have access to a quality education. Providing the resources schools, teachers and students need to support learning is just one of the ways we help make bigger things happen for our next generation.
Our growing range of education resources provides everything students need to learn, create, connect and explore. We are committed to providing products and services that deliver value to the classroom, to schools and family budgets - while also ensuring we build sustainable practices and products which protect the planet.
Ward Packaging is a WA family owned and run business specialising in sourcing safe, environmentally conscious products and solutions for our customers.
Renowned as an industry leader, we have now been proudly supplying WA school canteens for 40 years with sustainable food packaging and eco-friendly cleaning chemicals. We take great pride in our ethical contribution to a positive environmental outcome for future generations.
Hello, we’re Foodbank WA. We believe everyone should have access to healthy food. There are Western Australians going without every day, and we are working hard to change that.
We provide food and groceries to those who struggle to afford them. We also deliver nutrition education to promote healthy eating and advocate on behalf of people that experience food stress.
Our purpose is to Feed. Educate. Advocate. We are here to support Western Australians in times of need. We do this through
- Providing 7.8 million meals last financial year to those who were doing it tough
- Distributing food and groceries through 332 frontline charities
- Providing breakfast and fruit to over 500 schools feeding 22,500 children weekly
- Delivering nutrition education programs for over 5,200 participants across the lifecycle
- Raising awareness on the reality and societal issues relating to food insecurity
We work with farmers, wholesalers, manufactures and retailers who donate and redirect surplus product to us. This also plays a vital role in tackling food waste and positively contributes to climate change by reducing CO2 emissions arising from landfill. To meet demand, we will also purchase essential food staples to ensure we have enough stock available.
TheirCare is dedicated to providing families of WA with an engaging and supportive before and after school care experience. Through our child-centred approach and community driven outcomes, children attending TheirCare programs are given the opportunities to be curious, explore and grow, giving them the tools to reach their future goals. TheirCare Plus currently provides out of school care to families attending specialist schools, this creating opportunities for these families to re-enter the work force or enjoy some 'ME' time.
TheirCare is the Largest Australian Owned and Operated OSHC provider and the only large OSHC provider working with specialist schools. TheirCare is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the WACSSO Conference for 2023 and is committed to giving back to local West Australian School Communities.
Spriggy Schools is the all-in-one school payments app. Spriggy Schools removes the headaches of handling cash in your school. Our reliable and easy-to-use app provides both a cashless system to run your canteen, uniform shop, events & fundraisers and a convenient way for families to make payments. Brought to you by the team behind Spriggy Pocket Money - Australia’s top-rated pocket money app.
For 125 years, the SSTUWA has played a lead role in protecting and improving public education across Western Australia. With the support of parents, educators, community members and organisations like WACSSO, the SSTUWA strives to continuously develop our strong public education system. Our commitment to social justice and equity demands a fair go for every child and young person.
Play is a child’s work, creating outstanding play spaces is our work. Active Discovery consult, manufacture, design, construct and maintain play spaces all over WA. We understand the key aspects of an outstanding school playground and have sourced the very best products from Australia and the world.
Through strategic design we strive to deliver spaces that ignite children’s imaginations and challenge them to develop physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. From sensory play to adventure play, imaginative play to nature play, early childhood play and inclusive play, and everything in between…the possibilities are endless.
Active Discovery are an industry-leading play space provider. Our knowledge and experience will ensure your dream play spaces provide rich and meaningful play opportunities for a range of ages and abilities for many years to come.
We look forward to working with you on your next play space masterpiece!
Experience the delectable world of Theme Group’s Good Food services, specially crafted to elevate school canteens. Indulge in a delightful array of freshly prepared rolls, Turkish bread, and panini, with convenient pre-made sandwich and wrap fillers also available. Savor the goodness of our salads, pies, and sausage rolls, all proudly made in Western Australia. Enjoy convenient snacking pots and fresh-cut fruit cups, made with the finest ingredients. Warm up with flavorful soups and relish gourmet wraps and sandwiches, crafted with care. Explore the exotic appeal of rice paper rolls and savor our mouthwatering pizzas, each bursting with flavor. With Good Food, every student's dining experience becomes wholesome, flavourful, and delightful. Theme Group is proudly a WA family owned and run business.
Sundowner Sponsor - Grange Insurance
Grange provides local specialist insurance and risk management solutions to the corporate, commercial, rural and education sectors and is part of the Envest Group. Located in Perth, and with over 110 years of combined experience, Grange guarantees continuity of service and expert education risk knowledge. Through national and global footprint capabilities, Grange can monitor and develop specialist coverage with global and local insurers. The success of Grange has been underpinned by their ability to combine local service, national presence and global reach to deliver unparalleled outcomes to their clientele.
Grange is an education risk specialist, providing insurance broking and risk management services to the education industry since 2005. Grange guarantees continuity of service and expert education centred advice. Through the in-depth understanding of the Western Australian education sector, the Education Insurance Platform was developed by Grange to cater for the niche requirements of all education sector clients in WA.
WACSSO is supported by the Department of Education