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Queensland Government media release - New consumer education resources launched on International Day of People with Disability The Queensland Government is today marking International Day of People with Disability. Disability Services Minister Coralee O’Rourke urged Queenslanders to work together...
ACCAN and Infoxchange have come together to produce a report focusing on the more than 427,000 dwellings (about 5 per cent of housing stock) in Australia which fall into the category of social housing – housing provided by the government and community sectors to accommodate people in the lowest...
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The QFCC have released the Talking Families stakeholder report . It details the results of a survey of professionals in the child and family support sector who were asked about their perceptions of the sector and thoughts about families’ help-seeking behaviour. Respondents said fear of judgement,...
Not-for-profit Law has updated its guide to 'The laws of advertising and your community organisation'. The resource provides practical tips to help organisations comply with the laws of advertising and marketing in Australia. Importantly, these laws apply to many fundraising activities of charities...
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is thrilled that more than 150,000 Queensland families will receive a rebate on their electricity bills as part of new state government policy. Following recommendations from QCOSS, the existing $330 Electricity Rebate will be extended to include...
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Everyone has a role to play to keep kids safe. Great work is being done across the sector and to highlight this, the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is producing a series of short videos on child protection and family support initiatives for you to share on social...
Emergency financial resources, placements and housing, and family, friends and social connections are the three main areas of support sought by young people exiting care, a recently completed examination of data collected from across the Next Step After Care services revealed. The statewide data...
Organisations are encourage to apply for grants to deliver activities and events across the state’s urban, rural, regional and remote communities during Queensland Women’s Week to be held in March 2017. The Queensland Government is working with YWCA Queensland to deliver grants for events and...
How do we attract, retain and recruit the right people in the child and family support sector? It's a workforce challenge identified by 75 per cent of organisations that responded to the Your Workforce, Your Future survey developed by the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) and the Health...
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Family Matters has released its report into the state of child protection in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. The report highlights that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are almost 10 times more likely to be removed from their families than non-Indigenous...

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