Australia’s residential house prices rank among the highest in the world, and an increasing number of aspiring home owners are finding themselves locked out of the property market. One possible solution is to use urban planning policies, such as inclusionary housing, to boost the number of...
Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland currently coordinates Seniors Week and receives Queensland Government funding to collaboratively plan, run and to subsidise Seniors Week events and activities. Starting on Saturday 15 August Seniors Week 2015 will run through to Sunday 23 August - 9 days of...
Carers Queensland are running a series of free NDIS workshops in early 2015. Does your organisation support people who will be impacted by the NDIS in Queensland? Would you like to know how to prepare your clients for the NDIS? Carers Queensland can train you to deliver an NDIS workshop to your own...
How can you harness the energy, drive and ideas of today's youth for your organisation and cause? If these aren't questions you're already asking, you should be. Today's students and graduates are bursting with talent, ideas, aspirations and energy but there is a severe shortage of learning...
ECCQ has been funded by the Department of Social Services under the Settlement Grants Program to run a Community Leadership Program. They are now accepting participants from new and emerging communities for their next 8-week leadership course starting on 10 January. Read about the graduation...
A new report has been released today on the comparator website industry in Australia by the Australian Consumer & Competition Commission (ACCC). The report sets out recent actions the ACCC has taken relating to misleading conduct and provides a framework for the industry moving forward...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking action against EnergyAustralia and its telemarketing company, Bright Choice, for allegedly making false or misleading representations and engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct in selling EnergyAustralia’s electricity and gas...
According to a report by Deloitte, the role of not for profits and non-government organisations in delivering services to many Australians is being compromised by an over-reliance on both external rules and self-imposed rules. Deloitte has found that the rules not for profits and NGOs place on...
This report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides information on trends and issues in housing policy, housing affordability and housing assistance provided to populations with special needs. The demand for housing assistance is continuing to increase. As at 30 June...
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has published a new website that is designed to highlight best practice in drug interventions. The site is designed with simplicity in mind - topics are listed by category including prevention, treatment, harm reduction and social...

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