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The latest news, events and professional development opportunities from across Queensland's community services sector.

Survey: Voices of Queenslanders with Disability
Webinar: Member Disputes & Conflict on the Committee
Connecting Up’s ‘IT Strategy on a Plate’ course
Mercy Foundation’s Social Justice Small Grants Program
Nominate now for the 28th YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament
Australian Scholarships Foundation Disability Leadership Program 2023
Volunteering Queensland: New governance tool lunchbox session
Grants: Westfield Local Heroes 2023 Nominations Open
Applications open for $3 million in funding to battle domestic violence
ECCQ Traineeship Program Seeking Expression of Interest
Addressing climate change with Community Sustainability Action grants
Digital inclusion project working with people with disability
Data: New disability dashboards released
Queensland Women’s Week coming up soon
Grants: Investing in Queensland Women
Nominations closing soon for 2023 Queensland Reconciliation Awards
Changes to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Enrol now for Fee-Free TAFE in 2023
Survey: Voice of Queenslanders with Disability
Disaster assistance for Regional Queensland monsoon flooding
Survey: Brisbane 2032 Legacy Plan ‘Hopes and Dreams’
Free course: Learning the basics of PowerBI
Connecting carers through the Carer Gateway
Better understand energy in Queensland with our free e-learning course
Gambling Community Benefit Fund’s annual Super Round now open
Interpreter Training Boost Program creating job opportunities
Sisters of Charity Foundation Community Grants
NAB Foundation Community Grants
Have your say: Queensland women’s health strategy
First progress report on domestic and family violence reforms
Energy and water literacy resources for industry
Helpful contacts for the holiday period
Help available for Queenslanders doing it tough this Christmas
On-demand: Introduction to the Human Services Quality Framework
Resources: Staying safe this summer and finding help in emergencies
Blog: Gift card buying tips
Report: Young First Nations people yarn about youth justice
A new plan for Queensland’s communities
Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants extended
Finding the correct complaints body to assist you
Study: Enhancing children’s journeys through out of home care
Building inclusive workplaces with free online training
How to save money on groceries this holidays
The Family Matters Report 2022
Business Basics grants now open
Payday lending reforms set to become law
Request for feedback: Adult Migrant English Program future settings
Social Enterprise Growth Grants
Food Rescue Grant Program
More Fee-Free TAFE and VET places for Queenslanders in 2023
Blog: Dealing with cyber security threats
Applications now open for Celebrating Reconciliation Grants 2023
Grants: Women’s Leadership and Development Program
Report: Using consumer data for continuous improvement
Planning changes to deliver more housing options in Queensland
Blue Card: New renewal periods for exemption card holders
Organ and Tissue Authority 2023 Community Awareness Grants
Blue Card National Reference System
New state disability plan to create a better Queensland – together
Resources: Record keeping for incorporated associations
Queensland Housing Summit Outcomes Report released
New paid family and domestic violence leave
Property owners helping Queenslanders in need through Help to Home
Queensland businesses to put people with disability on the recruitment radar
Webinar: Understanding cultural humility and safety
Renewed focus for domestic and family violence
Community forum: Mona’s On Country program
[email protected] website supporting safe and respectful workplaces
Submissions: Senate Committee on cost of living pressures
SBS launches Mind Your Health online portal offering resources in multiple languages
Report: Action for victim-survivors of sexual violence
Queensland Human Rights Week: Close to Home
Webinar: Introduction to the HSQF
James N Kirby Foundation Small Grants
More time to apply for recovery grants
Grants: Disaster support for LGBTQIA+ people and communities
Emerging Minds Families resources supporting infant and child mental health
Grants: Cancer Australia’s 2023 Supporting People With Cancer initiative
Storm season: ‘Get Ready Queensland’ resources
New website delivers better services for Queenslanders comparing retirement villages
Online budget booster giving Queenslanders billions of dollars in savings
Don’t wait to nominate a Queensland Great
Plan: Towards ending homelessness for young Queenslanders 2022-2027
Blog: Systemic advocacy and influencing government on the things that matter
Expressions of interest: Urban Utilities Customer and Community Reference Group
Disaster assistance for southern Queensland following severe rainfall
Community Partnership Innovation Grants: Round two open now
Human Rights in Action: How do you prepare and write a submission?
NDIS: Guide for understanding social and community participant supports
Grants: Community projects focus on preventing crime
Queensland Community Fund general grants available now
Resource: The Handy Guide to identifying the red flags of coercive control
New Queensland Youth Strategy Consultation
Business Queensland ‘writing a grant application’ resources
Celebrating Multicultural Queensland funding barrier-breaking projects
Save the date: QDN’s Power of the Peers showcase
Sweeping frontline reform package delivers big boost to State Emergency Service
Webinars: Bite-sized learning on resets and building blocks
A record number of children placed with kin
Domestic and family violence Common Risk and Safety Framework launched
Free: ACOSS Virtual Post Federal Budget Event
Free webinar: Top legal issues for the Board agenda
Housing Investment Fund boosted to $2 billion to get more people housed sooner
Free eTraining: Human Services Quality Framework (HSQF)
Volunteering Queensland Sector Survey: Have your say
Resources: Guide for early intervention supports for children who are deaf or hard of hearing
Last chance – Webinar: Benefits of rooftop solar for Community Housing Providers
NDIS: Faster access to minor home modifications
Faster approvals for emergency housing during natural disasters
Queensland Public Trustee to reduce fees for its most vulnerable customers
Professional development: Engaging with others to (re)design approaches to health and social care
$5.5M investment to grow Queensland’s multicultural workforce
New fund to connect workers with employers
Grants: Safe and Diverse Communities
DFV Prevention Corporate and Community Engagement Framework launched
Age-friendly future for Queenslanders
Optus Data Breach Fact Sheet
Indigenous Business Month promotes business growth and opportunities
National Carers Week on now
Anti-Poverty Week 2022
Respectful relationships education bolstered by new Respect program
$8.76 million wellbeing package to support small business
Nominate for the 2023 Queensland Volunteering Awards
Free Information Security Management Webinars during October and November
Over compliance with the blue card system
Young Queenslanders supported to achieve safe, stable housing futures
Queensland gives its support for Wiyi Yani U Thangani
Inquiry into Capability and Culture of the National Disability Insurance Agency
$1 Million Boost to Sexual Assault Services in Response to DNA Inquiry
Webinar: Food security in Australia – Leave no-one behind
Online lived experience-led training for the sector
New officers to support flood-affected Queensland producers
First property buy back offers accepted by flood-affected SEQ homeowners
Creating positive systems change with 100 Families WA Policy and Strategy Guide
Homeowners encouraged to rent out granny flats in new initiative
Social housing register showing signs of stablisation in annual housing data
Brisbane City Council Emergency Services Expo
Strong and Resilient Communities Activity: Inclusive Communities grants
Disaster Assistance available following South-Western Queensland Floods
NDIS Research and Evaluation Strategy 2022-2027
Flexible Funding Grants Program supporting local flood recovery
Sexual Violence Awareness Month
Queensland Youth Week 2023 announced
Free TAFE and apprenticeships extended and available for people under 25
Grants: Developing the cultural awareness and trauma responsive skills and capabilities of the child and family sector workforce
Queensland Advocacy for Inclusion Natural Disaster Disability Advocacy
Last chance: 2022 Energy Efficiency Summit
Deadline for non-governmental DGRs to register as charities
Everybody’s Home Campaign Manager wanted
Webinar: Understanding your Constitution
Expansion of entitlement to family and domestic violence leave
Free Rapid Antigen Tests available from Queensland Health
Webinar: Not-for-profits and climate change – Tools for tackling our changing environment
Strengthen our sector by completing the Australian Community Sector Survey
Disaster Resilience Strategy for even stronger, safer, more resilient communities
Grants: Supporting diverse communities respond to domestic, family and sexual violence
Skilling Queenslanders for Work: Application deadline extended
Event: Unpacking Automation in Social Services
Indexation nearly doubles for vital NGOs
Resources: Are you ready for storm season?
Paving the Way to more good jobs for First Nations People
On-demand: Fair access to water
NDIA Corporate Plan 2022-2026 released
Report: Queensland Acute Mental Health System
Stay Connected Fund supporting Queenslanders to build community connections and combat loneliness
Report: Confidentiality in the guardianship system
Deaf Connect Grants and Scholarships webinar
Parents and carers: How the blue card system keeps your children safe
Queensland Disability Advisory Council members announced
New fund to tackle social isolation and loneliness among older women
Queensland Government boost to rent support hotline for tenants
Competition: Public housing tenants’ gardening and creativity recognised in Home Awards
Free TAFE and apprenticeships extended for under 25s
In your language: Living with COVID video series
Grants: Harold Mitchell Foundation
Queensland Youth Housing Coalition Platform 1225 Forum 2022
Sweeping reforms proposed for Queensland’s anti-discrimination laws
Blog: Mental health and wellbeing of community service workers during natural disasters
Survey: Community experiences of the 2022 eastern Australia floods
EOI: Self-paced online learning in Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness
New homes to be fit for all
Webinar: Economic update – looking ahead
Webinar: Helping your not-for-profit stand out from the crowd
Lesbians Incorporated Community Grants Program
Webinar: Discussing delegated authority in the Child Protection Act
Scanlon Foundation’s Annual Community Grants 2022
Queensland Human Rights Commission training sessions
Paul Ramsay Foundation joins ACF to announce national open grant round for ECEC
Resources: Digital health skills and the Your Health in Your Hands program
Trent Dalton joining the Queensland Community Impact Awards Celebration Dinner
Resources: Rental law changes from 1 October
Grants: Support and connection for young children with disability or developmental concerns
Queensland Government launches the start of the formal Path to Treaty
Webinar: Safe and Inclusive Care for Forgotten Australians and Other Trauma Survivors
Resources: Help-seeking behaviour of refugees
Translated resources: Resilient Homes Fund
Survey: Current and future bike routes around Queensland
Webinar: Starting a social enterprise

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