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 Queensland Government has tabled the Human Rights Bill and it has been referred to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee for community consultation. The committee will be considering submissions from all over Queensland. To find out more information about how you can make a...
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Conversations are happening across the state to develop an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Action Plan. The Department of Housing and Public Works need your views and ideas to help shape this plan and provide better housing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples...
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Peak body PeakCare is holding the event The Speak Out: Improving Outcomes through Advocacy Symposium which will feature a thought-provoking program. The event will include speeches and key note addresses by: Bob Atkinson AO APM , former Queensland Police Commissioner, former Commissioner on the...
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Purchase your ticket today to the Queensland Government's 2018 White Ribbon Day Breakfast and show your support in ending domestic and family violence. Event MC, Kay McGrath OAM, will lead a panel of some of Queensland’s most respected advocates in the field of domestic and family violence as they...
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Make sure your organisation has a say in the development of the Child and Family Support Sector's Excellence Framework for Child Safe Organisations and is briefed on the Industry Development work that Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA) and Queensland Family anc Child Commission are...
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If you're involved in improving the lives of people and places, and you recognise that more can be achieved together than alone, then book your ticket for ChangeFest 2018, in Logan from 20-22 November. At ChangeFest you will learn, plan, relate, collaborate and progress your community's agenda for...
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The Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT) is holding an information session to provide participants with an understanding of its services including information about programs, referral pathways and client groups. Anyone who is supporting someone with a refugee...
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Griffith University invites you to two events as part of its research into engagement and impact in human services Advancing social work and human services research - engagement and impact panel discussion A panel discussion on researcher and industry perspectives about social work and human...
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This week marks Anti-Poverty Week 2018 (14 to 20 October 2018), a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in Australia or overseas. It was established in Australia as an expansion of the UN's...
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What are the privacy law requirements for not-for-profits? And what do recent legislation changes mean for your for-good organisation? In this 60-minute webinar , expert presenter Mae Tanner from Justice Connect will guide you through the basic requirements for not-for-profits under the Australian...

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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?...

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...

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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
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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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