Category: Regional Updates

  • Logan Together: A collective impact approach

    Led by Matthew Fox from Red Cross, a collective impact approach to address youth disadvantage in Logan has been forming.  The Logan Community Group Alliance (LGCA) led by Roger Marshall has been active in this process. Shortly, the LGCA will be hiring a project officer to advance their work and advance collaboration between organisations, schools, […]

  • Sunshine Coast group wins grant!

    Sunshine Coast group wins grant!

    Following on from the Sunshine Coast Discussion Forum held last year, a group of board members and supporters from local community organisations have been working to form the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards. Last month, those efforts were recognised by the Queensland Community Fund, awarding the group a grant to advance their work on […]

  • Revitalising Community Governance Project: COCB Grant Award!

    Revitalising Community Governance Project: COCB Grant Award!

    We are pleased to announce that the Coalition of Community Boards and Volunteering QLD have been successful in receiving funding from the Queensland Community Foundation for the Revitalising Community Governance Project. This is such a wonderful step that philanthropic bodies are recognising both the benefits of collaboration, and the benefits of community led governance. The […]

  • FREE KNIT Program Overview – Logan Area

    A Special Opportunity for Community Organisations to Enhance the Services of their Organisation and the Skills and Capacity of their Staff Logan East Community Neighbourhood Association (LECNA), in collaboration with David Rolls, B.Ed. (Soc. Wk.), has achieved a great deal of success over the past eight years by utilising the KNIT (Knowledge, Networking, Intervention and […]

  • Event: Logan Community Conversations

    The Logan Community Group Alliance has launched a series of Community Conversations about the role of smaller locally-based organisations with a community development focus in the Logan region.

  • Update: Whitsundays, Isaac, Mackay Regional Planning Group

    The Whitsundays, Isaac, Mackay Regional Planning Group has developed over time to include many other stakeholders other than board members. With many thanks to the  group, and especially Carmel Daveson and Eunice Donovan, they have compiled a document outlining the processes used from initiation to early formation employing community development frameworks and defined memorandums of […]

  • Update: Logan Community Group Alliance

    There has been so much going on and lots of exciting developments to share with other local collaborations. Firstly, our main process of focusing on building a strong local collaboration base in Logan, Loganlea and Kingston East has come together in the development of the Logan Community Group Alliance.

  • Sharing the journey – questions to think about

    When collaborations develop, it is hard to think about recording the process.  With a big thanks to Lyndall and the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards  the following template questions have been developed to help in this process.  

  • 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.