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The NDIS is now available across Queensland. As a result, from 1 July 2019 the Queensland Community Care Program (QCC) will be replaced by the Queensland Community Support Scheme (QCSS). In preparation, many service providers have been assisting their eligible clients transitioning to the NDIS...
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On 27 February the Queensland Parliament passed the Human Rights Act 2019, which will soon protect 23 rights by law and require parliament to consider those rights when debating and passing laws. This historic bill means the Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland (ADCQ) is changing its name to...
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NAIDOC Week is held every year in July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year's theme is 'Voice. Treaty. Truth.' - the three key elements to the reforms set out in the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Find out what you can do to...
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An information pack is now available to support NDIS providers with understanding the requirements of the quality and safety framework covered by the federal NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) from 1 July. The pack lays out the NDIS Code of Conduct, your responsibilities as a...
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Good Things Foundation’s international digital inclusion campaign Get Online Week is coming back on 14-20 October 2019. Get Online Week aims to support thousands of people who have limited digital skills to make the most of the internet. Last year, over 750 local events were held by community...
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Queensland Government media release Twenty-three finalists have been announced in the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards, recognised for their outstanding work promoting inclusion and diversity. Multicultural Affairs Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said he was excited by the quality of the finalists...
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Community organisations and young Queenslanders can now apply for grants to fund initiatives to help tackle cyberbullying. Queenslanders aged 10-17 can apply for grants of $500 to $1,500, while community organisations can apply for grants of $1,500 to $5,000. Young people will need a sponsoring...
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Homeless Connect will bring together businesses and community groups at a one-day event on 27 June 2019. It provides free services to people experiencing homelessness or those at risk of homelessness. The project has helped more than 16,580 people and is part of Brisbane City Council's committment...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to support the state’s network of 124 neighbourhood and community centres. Minister for Communities Coralee O'Rourke said the Palaszczuk Government had provided $16 million in total operational funding this financial year (...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government has opened applications for the fourth round of its Dignity First Fund that supports innovative Queenslanders to help other Queenslanders who are experiencing homelessness. Round four of the Fund will see a further $2.5 million made...

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