Stories from the Coast: Turning small dreams into big visions through cooperation (part 2)
By Natalie Alexander as told by Tracy Sharp and Paul Martin (July 2015) The On Track Co-op has held steadfast to its core values of providing quality services and adopting principles of servant leadership.
Stories from the Coast: Turning small dreams into big visions through cooperation (part 1)
By Natalie Alexander, as told by Tracy Sharp and Paul Martin (July 2015) Small community organisations are currently facing increasing pressure to remain viable under the threat of a rapidly changing sector.
Stories from the Coast: Igniting the Fire of Collaboration
“Igniting the Fire of Collaboration Between Small Community Organisations” By Natalie Alexander as told by Tracy Sharp 02/10/14 Equity Works is a small but rapidly growing community service organisation based on the Sunshine Coast. The organisation commenced when parents from a local special school banded together and lobbied the local government for funding for a […]
Stories from the Coast: Why hadn’t we thought of this before? (Part 1)
“Why hadn’t we thought of this before?”- The Gift of Collaboration Springs up in the Heart of a Small Community Town. Written by Natalie Alexander as told by a member of the community 14/11/14 Helen Keller once said: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Her words have rung true […]
Sunshine Coast Workshop Series: Creating Coastal Connections
With the Hinterland Connections Governance Workshop booked out within days of release, the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards is pleased to announce their next workshop, Strengthening Coastal Connections. To be held on Thursday April 9 at the Maroochydore Community Centre, this workshop is designed for boards of small and local community organisations. Book fast […]
Sunshine Coast CoCB – November 2014 update
by Kay Mclean It’s been a busy year for the Sunshine Coast group. As we close the year, we are please to have developed a strategy and action plan which will facilitate a number of opportunities for groups to collaborate, share and review how they can strengthen their position.
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 […]
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.
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.