The Queensland Productivity Commission has been tasked with undertaking an inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and is inviting submissions from interested parties. Investments by governments, the private sector and not-for-profit...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government will ensure Queenslanders’ power bills are pegged to average inflation over the next two years and cut $50 a year from bills as part of a $2 billion Affordable Energy Plan to provide cost of living relief. The move will see all the...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government has passed new laws delivering certainty and security for Queensland seniors in retirement. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said the new laws strengthen protections for Queensland seniors looking at retirement...
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Queensland Government media release Greater stability and forever homes for some of the state’s most vulnerable children and young people are a step closer to reality, with new legislation passed in Parliament today. Child Safety Minister Shannon Fentiman said the Child Protection Reform Amendment...
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Queensland Government media release The future of 117 organisations across Queensland has been secured with the Queensland Government locking in $387 million in funding over five years. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said locking in funding for vital community services and groups for five years gave...
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The Queensland Carers Advisory is recruiting members for a new two-year term to advise the Minister for Disability and Seniors Coralee O'Rourke on strategies to increase recognition of carers by public authorities and advance the interests of carers. Under the Carers (Recognition) Act 2008, 12...
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The Healing Foundation is offering grants to assist communities to mark 10 years since the Stolen Generations apology. On 13 February 2018 it will be a decade since the national apology to the Stolen Generations and Indigenous people of Australia. The Healing Foundation will be commemorating the...
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The Australian Government has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate home, contents and strata insurance in northern Australia. The inquiry will help to address concerns about insurance affordability, promote more informed and more competitive insurance...
2018 Australasian Society of Intellectual Disability Conference will be held 14 - 16 November 2018 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre . The conference, ‘ Let’s Shake It Up: Human Rights for Everyone’ was developed by a group of Queensland self-advocates with an intellectual disability. The group...
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The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has announced that applications are now invited for NDIS Partners in the Community in identified areas of Queensland. In Queensland the NDIA is seeking Partners to deliver Early Childhood Early Intervention services and/or Local Area Coordination...

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