Lyne Mear, HR Advisor and Employment Advocate, Owl Industries
Is your support worker or carer a contractor or an employee? If you are managing your own care or support arrangement, this is an important question, even if your focus is to be free of mainstream service providers and be able to determine your own life.
The Womens Centre Cairns is a proudly feminist not-for-profit organisation that provides services to women and children at risk of domestic violence and homelessness. Drawing funding from the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services and Department of Housing and Public...
You have by now no doubt heard of the incredible success of the new game, Pokémon Go. And even if you haven't, you have probably noticed a marked increase in people roaming around parks, shopping centres and other public areas, intent on their smartphones.
Tiffany Tento, Queensland Council of Social Service
National Reconciliation Action Week (27 May to 3 June) is celebrated in Australia each year, in commemoration of two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey – the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision.
Joel Ainscough, Queensland University of Technology
As more and more businesses impose fees and restrict access to paper bills and statements, customers are being denied their right to choose how they receive important information. The Keep Me Posted campaign is advocating for the Australian public’s right to choose how they are contacted...
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) recently released a new report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.
Shelley Dunlop, Queensland Council of Social Service
You may have seen the Network Spaces tab at the top of the Community Door site. You may even think Network Spaces is actually Community Door, a common assumption since the whole of Community Door used to be that green colour.
So what is Network Spaces and why would you want to use it?...