Where possible, Community Door will film or otherwise record presentations and information from networks and forums across the State, so that these materials are available to those living regionally or who are unable to attend on the day. 

If you have presentations or information you wish to include in this section, please contact the Community Door team.

Peter Kenyon

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The Protective Behaviours Australia Conference 2018 is hosted by Act for Kids and Protective Behaviours Australia. The two-day event features keynote speakers from across Australia sharing their research, insights and knowledge of protective behaviours. Combined with informative and interactive...
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The Lady Musgrave Trust is hosting the 10th Annual Women and Homelessness forum in Brisbane on 29 August 2018. The annual forum is a sector driven event that is developed each year by a joint Working Group Committee comprising representatives from The Lady Musgrave Trust, Centacare, Ozcare,...
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The Queensland Multicultural Awards gala lunch will be on 19 August 2018 at the Hilton, Brisbane to celebrate the achievements of the outstanding finalists. See your local community volunteers, groups, businesses, government agencies and media showcase their long-term efforts and how they are...
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Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC) and CQUniversity's Office of Social Innovation present a training session to support social entrepreneurs, organisations and community leaders who want to introduce and embed Human Centred Design (HCD) into their practice, new product/service design,...
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The Queensland Youth Justice Forum 2018 will bring together key legal, justice, academic and policy professionals in a constructive dialogue around the future of youth justice in Queensland. The forum is co-sponsored by Restorative Practices International (Queensland Chapter), Griffith University...
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National Disability Services (NDS) will hold their annual one-day conference on everything NDIS in Brisbane on 24 July 2018. NDS will present you with their plan for the way forward to ensure a strong and sustainable disability services sector. With almost 1,800 CEOs and senior managers attending...
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Community engagement is about ensuring that those most impacted by social challenges have a say in designing and implementing solutions. Evidence and practice shows that the participation of intended beneficiaries and their families, neighbours, and trusted leaders can be critical to collaborations...
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For the first time in Queensland the National Disability Insurance Scheme's (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Grants are expected to be released later in 2018. Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA) is partnering with National Disability Services to help you, your...
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Community, health and education workers are invited to attend a free legal information webinar about how Legal Aid Queensland can help your clients with legal protection from violent relationships. The webinar will be delivered by Jason Garrick, family lawyer from our Violence Prevention and Women’...
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The Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC) is holding an event with Anna Guenther, co-founder of PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. Anna launched PledgeMe six years ago and today more than 1,200 entrepreneurial campaigns have raised $23 million through PledgeMe. At the event...

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Are you looking for support in Queensland, or trying to find a service that meets your needs? Now you can search oneplace , the service directory hosted by the Queensland Family and Child Commission. oneplace is an easily accessible directory of community services to help Queensland families to get...
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Author: 
Louise Mullins, Queensland Council of Social Service

Because of Her, We Can! – is the theme for NAIDOC Week 2018, which will be held nationally between 8 and 15 July.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played, and continue to play, active and significant roles at community, local, state and national levels.

Sadly,...

Author: 
Angela Massey, QCOSS

On 8 December we celebrate Community Door’s 10th birthday.

Community Door was established as a gateway for community service organisations in Queensland to access key information and resources to help them in all aspects of their operations and keep them up to date with what’s happening...

Author: 
Lewis Atkinson, Haines Centre for Strategic Management

The traditional model of social and community benefits delivered by government, community groups, charities and the not- for profit sector, with some corporate philanthropy around the edges, has been slowing dying for some years now. 

Financial sustainability and/or independence is a...

Author: 
Shelley Dunlop, Queensland Council of Social Service

You may have seen the Network Spaces tab at the top of the Community Door site. You may even think Network Spaces is actually Community Door, a common assumption since the whole of Community Door used to be that green colour.

So what is Network Spaces and why would you want to use it?...

Human Rights for Queensland
Author: 
Aimee McVeigh, A Human Rights Act for Queensland

If a government is required to consider human rights while making decisions, a transparent dialogue with the people is created – the people can see their government cares about their rights.

When MP Peter Wellington supported the Labor Party to form government in February, they agreed to...

Outcomes Working Group February 2015
Author: 
Richard Fahy, Lutheran Community Care

Lutheran Community Care’s vision is aligned to making quality of life better for the clients we serve. In the light of this it is important to us that we can also quantify what has changed for the client since they have been using our services. Through adopting an outcome-based framework we seek...

The road ahead
Author: 
Valmae Rose, Queensland Council of Social Service

In the social service sector we are currently seeing a lot of interest and focus on outcomes. Given the desire to determine ‘value for money’ and other objectives of public investment in social services, there is renewed interest in the outcomes we are achieving, at a client and program level....

Peter Kenyon
Author: 
Shelley Dunlop, QCOSS

Last week on 17 October 2014 the QCOSS State Conference - Building strength was held at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Brisbane.

The program aimed to build on the strengths already existing within Queensland’s strong and resilient community service sector, as well...

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