The first results of the 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey have been released. This survey is the primary source of prevalence data for substance use in Australia, occurring every two to three years since 1985. The survey includes data from nearly 24,000 people aged over 14. Some of the...
Fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem is one of the best ways to deal with youth unemployment, a new report released by Ernst and Young for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance summit has shown. The report called ‘Avoiding a lost generation – ten key recommendations to support youth...
UnitingCare lifeAssist has launched a new website in a bid to make it easier for people seeking assistance within the aged-care or disability support sectors and trying to navigate their way through community service options. The website will offer information on the lifeAssist programs plus...
Disability support organisation Lifestart has unveiled a collaborative online support platform called Online Inclusion (Oi) to provide a national information hub on disability. Oi will offer a structured and informal online support platform for people with a disability who are isolated and...
To celebrate NAIDOC Week, the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) hosted a morning tea where they had the privilege to listen to the stories of two elders: George Bostock, a Bundjalung man who is a 4RAR Veteran of the Borneo and Vietnam wars, and George Wano, a Meriam man whose grandfather...
The Connecting Community Innovation Forum is a mechanism to showcase your ideas that address our community concerns and many complex needs, to community minded business owners and Managers, Not-for-profit sector Leaders, Board Members and community members in Moreton Bay. People from the local...
Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) will be held from 4 - 11 May 2014. If you sign up as a PAW partner you can demonstrate to your staff and stakeholders that your organisation is committed to best privacy practice. Being a partner is a non-financial arrangement, they just ask that you actively promote...
There are 2 more weeks to nominate for the HESTA Community Sector Awards. Nominees should inspire the sector with their achievements, skills and commitment. Nominations close at midnight, 31 March 2014. FIND OUT MORE: For more information and to make a nomination click here.
E-Mental Health in Practice (eMHPrac) is an Australian government-funded project to promote the use of e-mental health resources in primary care. Training and promotional activities will be offered by the Australian National University (ANU) to a wide range of allied health workers to increase...
Australian Progress is hosting their Navigating Government one day masterclass in Brisbane in March to give every non-profit in Queensland the chance to refresh their understanding of the Federal Government and the processes by which policy decisions are made and implemented. The masterclass is...

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