Community Door is a gateway for community-managed organisations in Queensland to access key information to assist in all aspects of the operation of their service. 

Many tools and resources are needed to successfully run a community organisation. This area provides a wealth of information on how to start, manage and expand your organisation.

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Just a brief reminder that the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards is offering a free forum for community groups that are considering formalising their organisational structure. This forum will be suitable for community groups that are weighing up their options around legally forming into...
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While implementing the HSQF can appear daunting at first, w e spoke with representatives from Gailes Community House, and Mununjali in Beaudesert, to hear their first hand experiences. They talk about completing various aspects of the HSQF certification and assessment processes and share some of...
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Place-based approaches are important. They provide communities with the flexibility to make decisions that are in the very best interests of the people living there. For several years QCOSS have been working on some place-based approaches and have been able to use that experience to pull together...
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SAFE in Oz aim to give workshop participants an insight into the headspace of a person who participates in self-destructive behaviours in order to better understand their ‘real’ world and life experiences. The training encapsulates their lifespan and is flexible and responsive to the...
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Energy Made Easy is a free, independent website run by the Australian Energy Regulator. It can help you – whether you’re a consumer or a small business – to find an energy plan that suits your needs. If you live in New South Wales, South Australia, South East Queensland, Tasmania or the Australian...
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This workshop introduces the Unpacking Priorities and Practices (UPP) Framework developed for non-profit organisations by Dr. Aastha Malhotra. Building on an evolutionary review of non-profit management that brings order to the often competing demands faced by organisations; the framework positions...
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Legal Aid Queensland has published a series of captioned recordings about their services on their YouTube channel . Videos for community, health and education workers can be found here and include their published community legal education webinars. The next webinar is Child Protection - the law and...
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Queensland Government media release Queensland families seeking emergency shelter will receive a warm welcome thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s Dignity First Fund. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said UnitingCare Community (UCC) had been awarded $229,000 in...
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The CLICK! N'GO Masterclass is a specialist event at CLICK! 2017: Digital & Business Development Event for community service organisations and not-for-profits, organised in partnership with QCOSS, to enhance community service delivery through digital transformation. This year's event speakers...
Media Statement Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence The Honourable Shannon Fentiman Financial assistance is now available for south-east Queensland’s not-for-profit organisations that have been affected...

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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...
The Managing employees - How do we do that? webinar was specifically designed to help new and existing Management Committee Members to understand their responsibilities as an employer and also the responsibilities to their employees. The webinar covers: Communication between your committee and...
The Queensland Disaster Management website and the Get Ready website have a range of information and useful resources that can assist you to plan and prepare for an emergency. As part of your preparedness and planning for weather events, access regular weather forecast updates from the Bureau of...
The Legal Health Check is a collaboration between the Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House (QPILCH) and the National Association of Community Legal Centres Inc. The Legal Health Check provides a number of resources and tools to help organisations identify their clients' legal needs and...
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) has produced the Planned Support Guide: an approach to case management for people working in a wide range of community services. If you are a front line worker, supervisor or manager this guide is for you. The guide assists in the development of a...
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: 
Dr Ruth Knight, Zark Consultancy

Like many other community organisations, you are probably being increasingly asked to demonstrate the outcomes of your programs and services. Outcomes measurement allows you to identify which of your programs and services are successful, and helps you to test assumptions and communicate...

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