Community of Practice for place-based approaches – a quick look at next year’s events

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As the state’s peak body for the community sector QCOSS is uniquely positioned to support and enable place-based approaches across Queensland. We recognise that we can’t do this alone – we are committed to partnering and our partners are many.

We have heard from people supporting place-based projects around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet, build shared understanding of place-based approaches, share information, skills and learnings, and identify opportunities for collaboration across Queensland.

Our Place-based Community of Practice is open to anyone working in place-based approaches in Queensland, and we already have a whole set of events coming up in 2021!

Here are some of our focus areas for 2021:

  • Living affordability and wellbeing: Place-based approaches to addressing financial hardship
  • Multicultural inclusion and cultural competency: Supporting CALD communities through place-based activities
  • Remote communities: Keeping our communities healthy
  • Accessible transport: How we support our communities to get around
  • Ensuring consumer voices are heard: The successes, benefits and challenges of including children and young people in decision making
  • Housing affordability and homelessness: Place-based approaches to promoting housing security and addressing homelessness

Click to find out more about the events, or about place-based approaches more broadly.