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Security Needed After Queensland Election

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 5th February 2015 -  The community sector, like the business sector, needs a swift resolution to the Queensland election to provide certainty to support the most vulnerable in the community and to secure

QLD Pokie Plan a New Threat to Vulnerable – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 30th September 2014 -  A Not for Profit review of the Queensland Government’s poker machine ‘red tape reduction’ initiative has found that the plan increases gambling revenue and…

Loss of Tenant Advocacy Services in QLD

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th August 2012 -  People with disabilities will be badly affected by the Queensland Government’s proposal to axe the Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service (TAAS) program, according to disability…

Pressure Mounting On Queensland Over NDIS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 31st July 2012 -  Disability groups in Queensland are continuing to pressure the Newman Government to deliver funds for a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Queensland Advocacy Incorporated…

Crash Course For Board Members

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th July 2012 -  A new crash course for Not for Profit directors and board members without an accounting or finance background will be held in Queensland next month to get them up to speed on maintaining…

Award Nominations Open to Honour Queensland’s Top Philanthropists

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th February 2012 -  The Queensland Community Foundation (QCF) has opened nominations for the 2012 QCF Philanthropist of the Year Awards, which will recognise Queensland’s most generous individuals…

QLD to Change ‘Gay Panic’ Defence

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 25th January 2012 -  The Queensland Government is set to change the state’s Criminal Code to remove doubts about how and when a partial defence involving a sexual advance can be used, essentially…

Crime Stoppers QLD Celebrates 20 years of Success

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th February 2010 -  Crime Stoppers Queensland is celebrating 20 years of charity work with some hefty statistics to back up its success…their work has helped in the arrest of 18,664 offenders…
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