The Queensland Government will fund almost $17 million over three years to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions. Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women Di Farmer said “We want fewer young people...
Women face specific challenges when it comes to managing their money. Many women take time out of the paid workforce to care for others, which reduces their retirement savings. With a longer life expectancy than men, this often puts women in a particularly vulnerable position when it comes to their...
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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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The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women has released the latest in their series of training resources for the sector - an Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drugs . The resource includes five modules for training around understanding the biophysical aspects of drug use and drug withdrawal,...
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The NDIA has released a Self-Management guide to assist participants looking to manage their own NDIS plan. Who is this guide for? NDIS participants, plan nominees, or child representatives who are self-managing their NDIS funding People who would like to understand what is involved in self-...
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The funding round for the multicultural events under the 2018-19 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program is now open. $1.4 million is available for established and new events under this funding round, forming part of the Queensland Government's commitment to increase the program to $2 million...
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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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Queensland Multicultural Month is the whole of August and there are a plethora of events happening across the state to celebrate. The state's largest multicultural celebration brings together people from across the state to perform, share, taste, listen, learn and acknowledge that, while we may...
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At the Community Directors Conference 2018 you'll hear solutions to some of the problems that plague not-for-profit boards, and learn how to clear a path to greater impact. Reasons to attend the Community Directors Conference: New connections with community directors striving for better results An...
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Q Shelter has developed a model Domestic and Family Violence Leave Policy for housing and homelessness organisations. There are two version of the policy offered for consideration. Workplace Domestic and Family Violence Leave Model Policy – full version Workplace Domestic and Family Violence Leave...

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