Community Sector News
Statement from the Board of Sydney Alliance:
Our Alliance stands with our beloved Muslim sisters & brothers, as they grieve for the victims of the terrorist attack on Muslims in Christchurch on Friday. We commit our coalition to working towards a safe community for all.
Our Alliance brings together over 40 member organisations that represent over 2 million people across the diversity of Sydney. We are faith groups, unions, community organisations and ethnic associations.
icare is targeting its new look Speakers Program to the Health and Community Services industry to drive down workplace injuries and help support a culture of workplace safety.
The Human-Centred Design online training workshop is a free resource by the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation and FutureGov designed to build capability across the non-government sector.
The NSW Human Services Agreement (HSA) was adopted on 1 August 2017. The HSA was developed by the NSW Government Social Innovation Council (SIC), with considerable consultation, to empower the NGO sector by making it easier for the sector to do business with government and creating more transparent funding arrangements.
The NSW Law Reform Commission is seeking your feedback on draft proposals for the Guardianship Review.
Our friends at Digital Storytellers, a purpose-driven filmmaking agency, want to help you find, make, edit, and share your own stories using everyday, affordable and accessible technology, like the smartphone in your pocket.
Designed by the Social Innovation Council, the NGO Benchmarking model went live last week after public consultations earlier in the year. NGOs have six weeks to complete a voluntary self-assessment starting on 21 August 2017.
The 2017 ACOSS National Conference, in partnership with VCOSS, is the event where community leaders, policy and decision makers, practitioners, academics and people with lived experience come together to collectively tackle the issues driving poverty and inequality in Australia. This year's theme is Australia in 2030: Creating the future we want.