• 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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  • Event: Community Services Futures Forum

      The Queensland Council of Social Services (QCOSS) is hosting a forum on the future of Community Services.  We HIGHLY recommend all small and medium community organisations send a board member to represent them, and to pick up some useful information to assist with changes that are happening in the sector. The first part of […]

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  • QCOSS: Community Services Industry Body discussion

    The steering committee looking at the viability of a Community Services Industry Body (CSIB), outlining what a potential body might look like and the role it may play in Queensland is seeking consultation on their proposals. It is important now that we develop a board level analysis of what WE as board members of community […]

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  • Why Board Members?

  • Roger Marshall on the importance of Board Collaboration

  • Social Inclusion Roundtable

    The Coalition of Community Boards was invited by the Minister for Communities, Child Safety, and Disability Services, the Honourable Tracy Davis MP to sit on the Social Inclusion Roundtable on Friday December 7th.

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  • Question from Facebook re: Campbell Streamlines!

      A great topic to start discussion, this question came from Sean Cleary on our Facebook page (note: this discussion thread has been condensed, but no information has been ommitted) Campbell wants to streamline!! Please explain?? CoCB position or thoughts? I’m referring to Monday’s announcement re the streamlining of State contracts with NGO’s:- Second to […]

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  • Secrets of Successful Boards seminar

      This  seminar is highly recommended by one of the Coalition Network, Roger Marshall who attended a similar event by OurCommunity.com.au in Melbourne last year.

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  • Sunshine Coast Discussion Forum

     Are you a board member of a small to medium Sunshine Coast community organisation? Feeling frustrated with the state of the Queensland funding cuts? Worried about the future of your organisation? Want to contribute to the future of our sector? You are invited to join in a discussion join fellow board members to discuss how […]

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