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The Western Australian Council of Social Service is the leading organisation behind the WA Digital Inclusion Project and is responsible for project governance. Lotterywest is the major supporter of the project.

Strategic Reference Group

The WA Digital Inclusion Project Strategic Reference Group (SRG) provides strategic oversight of the WA Digital Inclusion Project on behalf of the collaborating partners, and supports WACOSS’ responsibility for overarching governance and contractual oversight of the initiative.

The SRG is chaired by WACOSS CEO, Louise Giolitto, and meets every three months primarily to provide strategic direction, oversight and sponsorship of the project.

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Louise Giolitto

CEO and Chair Strategic Reference Group

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Sophie Walker

Executive Manager, Digital Inclusion, Stakeholder Engagement Team

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LeeAnn Geary

Grants Development Manager

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Melanie Hopkinson

Executive Officer

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Shane Mauger

Managing Director

Kim Cook

Project Manager, Service and Operational Improvement

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Caroline McDaid


Adam Edwards

Director ICT Policy and Governance

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Zeina Jamaleddine

WA Digital Inclusion Project Executive Manager

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Verity Sullivan

Regional Leader

Project Partner Network

The Project Partner Network (PPN) meets three times per year and includes a representative from every partner organisation. More information about our partner organisations can be found on the About Us page on this website.

Shane Mauger is the Chair of the Project Partner Network.

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Shane Mauger

Managing Director

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