Disability support organisation Lifestart has unveiled a collaborative online support platform called Online Inclusion (Oi) to provide a national information hub on disability. Oi will offer a structured and informal online support platform for people with a disability who are isolated and...
To celebrate NAIDOC Week, the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) hosted a morning tea where they had the privilege to listen to the stories of two elders: George Bostock, a Bundjalung man who is a 4RAR Veteran of the Borneo and Vietnam wars, and George Wano, a Meriam man whose grandfather...
Oxfam Australia has released a report, Still the Lucky Country?, which said Australia’s richest nine individuals have a net worth of $58.6 billion ($US54.8 billion), more than the bottom 20 per cent (4.54 million people). Oxfam’s poll has also found: 70 per cent of Australians surveyed think it is...
iNotice is a free, easy to use app designed for care workers and caregivers working to a care plan supporting a person to stay safely in a home environment. It was developed by NSW Community Services & Health Industry Training Advisory Body and Aged & Community Services NSW & ACT...
The Connecting Community Innovation Forum is a mechanism to showcase your ideas that address our community concerns and many complex needs, to community minded business owners and Managers, Not-for-profit sector Leaders, Board Members and community members in Moreton Bay. People from the local...
Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held from 4 - 11 May 2014. If you sign up as a PAW partner you can demonstrate to your staff and stakeholders that your organisation is committed to best privacy practice. Being a partner is a non-financial arrangement, they just ask that you actively promote...
There are 2 more weeks to nominate for the HESTA Community Sector Awards. Nominees should inspire the sector with their achievements, skills and commitment. Nominations close at midnight, 31 March 2014. FIND OUT MORE: For more information and to make a nomination click here.
E-Mental Health in Practice (eMHPrac) is an Australian government-funded project to promote the use of e-mental health resources in primary care. Training and promotional activities will be offered by the Australian National University (ANU) to a wide range of allied health workers to increase...
In 2013 QCOSS undertook a project on behalf of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, which gathered ideas and feedback from organisations that are funded by the Department on where they saw red tape reduction opportunities. The outcome of this project is a...
Australian Progress is hosting their Navigating Government one day masterclass in Brisbane in March to give every non-profit in Queensland the chance to refresh their understanding of the Federal Government and the processes by which policy decisions are made and implemented. The masterclass is...

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