For Board Members

supportIf you are a board member of a small to medium not for profit organisation in the community sector, here is some information and resources to give you more information on the Coalition of Community Boards.

Download the Coalition of Community Boards Charter
Includes objectives and purpose.  Some of our local collaborations also use this as a template to modify to suit  their own working groups.

Governance material

Devoted to nonprofit governance resources and research and designed to assist nonprofit boards to develop and to inform their deliberations about their future governance arrangements and organisational development

Developed by QCOSS, community door provides information for QLD organisations.  Resources, workshops and workforce development topics.  There is also availability to run private social networks via their network spaces for collaborative workspaces

A guide to operating an incorporated association in Queensland


Twenty-five questions a not-for-profit treasurer needs to ask.

Anyone taking on the role of treasurer in a not-for-profit organisation must have – or needs to learn – a basic understanding of accounting and a working knowledge of the laws governing the organisation’s operation.

The Department of Fair Trading’s smart business guide for incorporated associations.

The role of Treasurer: must do, should do, could do.


The National Standards have been developed to support the involvement of volunteers and act as a resource for organisations in which volunteers are involved.

Notes from recent CoCB activities

2020 Sunshine Coast CoCB workshops and forum notes

2019 Sunshine Coast CoCB workshops and forum notes

2018 Sunshine Coast CoCB workshops and forum notes

Get online

Our Community –

Provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities.

My Community Directory –

Have you listed your organisation on this important database yet? It’s more than just an online listing. Watch the video below for more: