News

With thanks to AGL and the Queensland Government $500,000 is available for not-for-profit community organisations in South-East Queensland to assist their communities become switched on! The Switched on Communities grant program will be open for applications from today and applications will be accepted until COB XXXXX.
In the light of recent events and media attention it would be easy to jump either one way or the other with comments about the child protection system in Queensland. The truth is that the situation is much more complex.
Jorgen Gullestrup is the CEO of MATES in Construction Qld.
A successful program to help perpetrators of domestic violence stop their violent behaviour will be expanded to help keep children safe. Child Safety Minister Shannon Fentiman said reforms to the child protection system in Queensland included the rollout of specialist investigation teams, new early intervention programs targeted at dads, as well as $2.9 million to improve family engagement services.

Events

A workshop about the housing needs... | PIALBA | 4 Aug
The Advisory Taskforce on Residential Transition for Ageing Queenslanders cordially invites you to participate in a workshop about the housing needs of older people.
A workshop about the housing needs... | South Brisbane | 8 Aug
The Advisory Taskforce on Residential Transition for Ageing Queenslanders cordially invites you to participate in a workshop about the housing needs of older people.
QCOSS Event: Comparing energy... | 23 Aug
With energy prices continuing to rise we are all looking for ways to save on our power bills. In South East Queensland where there is a choice of energy companies and contracts, shopping around for a better electricity deal can save you money, but from 1 July it has become a bit more complex with the deregulation of electricity prices in South East Queensland so we are updating our previous webinar on this topic with new information.
QCOSS State Conference 2016 | Woolloongabba | 7 Sep
The QCOSS State Conference 2016 will be held on 7 and 8 September 2016.

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Budget Breakfast ... Budget Breakfast ... Townsville NDIS Forum ...
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