• Events for 2023

    To give you an idea of what the COCB is offering in 2023 here’s a proposed program of activities for the first half of the year. As you can see not all actual dates have been set. You can email Howard on sunshinecoast@cocb.org.au to receive email updates, or check back for info on when and […]

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  • Event: Sharing for social good: Creative Commons and Not for Profits

    As part of the Changemakers festival, the Coalition of Community Boards are pleased to be hosting an online event that will explore potential of Creative Commons—the international open licensing rights management legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation—for the Not for Profit, community organising and social enterprise sectors.

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  • Raise Money and Win for your community! Win a Home, Build Community.

    Raise money for your club, organisation or charity On September 3, The Spot Community Services will launch a unique lottery designed to enhance our sustainability and growth as a local community organisation. This Lottery will be driven by social media platforms (ie Facebook, Twitter etc) underpinned by a crowd funding model.

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  • Sunshine Coast Region August Update

    It’s been a busy time for us since our first forum  earlier this year. A quick update to let you know what’s been going on.

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  • Donations now tax deductible! Great news for Community and Neighbourhood Centres

  • Community Development Conference 2013 – ‘Unlocking Citizen Led Change’

    The Deception Bay Child & Family Alliance and CD QLD invite you to the 2013 Community Development Conference which will be held in Deception Bay at the Bay Youth and Sports Centre on Friday 1st November 2013.  This year’s conference will explore how, in the context of significant change confronting the community sector in Queensland […]

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  • Sunshine Coast Collaboration

    The Sunshine Coast discussion forum, raising our voices was held on 20th March 2013. As a summary of your input into the forum, we’ve picked out the points where there was much agreement. Want to comment?  You can in the comment box below!

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  • QCOSS Pre-Budget Submission 2013/14

    Queensland Council of Social Services has released their pre-budget submission asking the Government to consider investment in community services and to recognise the strength in the sector and we are pleased to see the recognition of smaller organisations and neighbourhood centres. From the QCOSS summary:

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  • Event: Report Launch – No Wrong Door

      YOU ARE INVITED TO THE LAUNCH OF THE REPORT: No Wrong Door: investing locally for social and economic outcomes. This report documents the successes of five agencies in Brisbane’s North East in securing employment out-comes for disadvantaged people. It il-lustrates the approach and effective-ness of locality based work as it occurred through the Skilling […]

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  • Update: Coalition of Community Boards

    2012 has been an emotional and eye opening year for everyone in the community services sector.  What we have realised is how under represented we, as boards of small and medium organisations are.  The following update is lengthy, but we urge you to stick with it as it contains important details of what we have […]

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