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 ChangeFest conference 2018 is a collaboration between Logan Together, Opportunity Child, Collaboration for Impact and Griffith University. The conference organisers are on the look out for speakers for the event happening on 19-23 November 2018, at the Logan Entertainment Centre. They are...
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Not-for-profit Law runs regular training on a range of common legal issues faced by community organisations and individuals within them. The training is aimed at small to medium not-for-profit organisations. It is presented by Not-for-profit Law lawyers and guest presenters. Have a look at their...
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Brisbane City Council supports community, social enterprise and not-for-profit organisations by providing access to free professional advice to assist with their growth and sustainability. It established the Inclusive Brisbane Professional Advice Alliance in 2013 to provide pro bono high-level...
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The WorkAbility Queensland Greater South East Queensland NDIS Workforce Action Plan is approaching its one-year mark. This plan was developed in consultation with skills ecosystem stakeholders across the region. We invite you to a session to reflect on the achievements of the past year and have...
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The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) has announced the next stage of the QCOSS Movement for change – a series of Changing Lives, Changing Communities events in 13 locations across Queensland. These events will build on the knowledge gained and actions developed on the second day of the...
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The Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working tirelessly to reduce stigma and support and empower those living with mental illness. You can nominate yourself or your organisation for an award if you...
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The Queensland Community Achievement Awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout Queensland. Each of the category winners will receive a $2,500 award prize, courtesy of the Commonwealth Bank. Do...
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Queensland Seniors Week, 18-26 August 2018, provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections. Simply, it’s about connecting with folk of all ages and backgrounds, dispelling the...
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Community clubs and organisations are faced with compliance, legal and other governance requirements that may seem complex. However, by gaining a sound understanding of the role and responsibilities of a committee, the required duties will be less onerous but rather more common sense and good...
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Brisbane City Council's grants programs provide funding to help local not-for-profit organisations to develop and improve facilities and services in Brisbane. The council is running a number of information sessions from 7-9 August 2018 to assist with developing your submission and to find out more...

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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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