QCOSS has heard from people supporting place-based projects around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet, build shared understandings of place-based work, share information, skills and learnings, and identify opportunities for collaboration across [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Place-based approaches"
The Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative aims to provide additional study support to early childhood education and care educators in priority rural and remote areas of Queensland to gain approved early childhood qualifications. The Initiative has three separate but integrated elements, including the Rural and Remote Early Childhood Teacher [...]
We are very excited to announce the next stage of the QCOSS Movement for change – a series of Changing Lives, Changing Communities events in 13 locations across Queensland. These events will build on the knowledge gained and actions developed on the second day of the QCOSS State Conference – Movement for change that was held in Brisbane in May.
Are you interested in sharing your ideas and learning more about working on place-based initiatives? We heard from people working on place-based initiatives around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet and learn [...]
The Energy Savvy Families Program helps give Queensland households the power to learn more about their energy use and manage their electricity bills. The program offers eligible customers a digital meter with no upfront cost [...]
Queensland Place-based Community of Practice launched The Place-based Community of Practice will bring together people, who share your interest in place-based approaches and are keen to learn, contribute and connect around this important way of [...]
Changing Lives, Changing Communities Changing Lives, Changing Communities are 12, two-day events across Queensland, creating new ways for people – citizens, community organisations, the private sector and government representatives – to come together, envision [...]
While QCOSS' vision - for a Queensland free of poverty and disadvantage - remains steadfast, our approach to delivering this is sharply focussed on changing the narrative. During 2017-18, the word 'change' became part of our vernacular as we created new approaches to ensure every person in Queensland has a good life. QCOSS is proud to lead this movement for change.
This case study showcases an important element of place-based work and how a project came to happen for the Butchulla community. it also demonstrates just what can be achieved when a government body, a peak body and community work together.
Place-based approaches requires the wisdom, expertise, resources and shared responsibility of many. This QCOSS case study provides an in-depth look at how place-based approaches have improved relationships betwen community leaders and traditional custodians in and around the Darumbal community.