The ACOSS National Conference is the only event of its kind, providing a deep dive into the latest research and developments in social and economic policy with a focus on poverty and inequality in Australia.
The Conference also provides a critical opportunity for people to come together to discuss the challenges facing them as advocates and organisations working in the front line and to workshop collective strategies for the future.
With hundreds of registered delegates from the community, public and private sectors, the ACOSS National Conference 2018 is a networking opportunity not to be missed.
The Summer Jobs Market in Yamba on Monday 29 October will be connecting employees with employers, creating the perfect place to meet jobseekers to discuss business and employment opportunities in a relaxed environment.
When: 4 to 6pm, Monday 29 October 2018 Where: Yamba Community Centre, Treelands Drive Yamba
The event is hosted by TAFE NSW Maclean with the support of Clarence Valley Council and NSW Government.
COREM, EnergyLab and SCU Enterprise Lab are partnering to present a discussion on the opportunity for new businesses and social enterprises to be formed in the community energy sector, on Tuesday 23 October in Mullumbimby.
With the Northern Rivers having been at the forefront of the renewable energy transition for decades, it is an opportunity to explore how this democratisation of the energy sector is currently unfolding, and what new startups can form in this sphere.
When: 5:45-8:15pm, Tuesday 23 October 2018 Where: Mullumbimby Civic Memorial Hall
A panel discussion on researcher and industry perspectives about social work and human services research engagement and impact will be held 5pm-7pm on Thursday 22 November 2018 at Griffith University Southbank campus, with a seminar to follow on Friday 23 November 2018 at 9.30am-12 noon.
Advancing social work and human services research – Engagement and impact Panel discussion
Discussion will focus on the benefits that research brings to social policy, service delivery, service users, and the community.
Panel discussion (5pm – 6pm) followed by networking drinks and canapes (6pm – 7pm).
Open invitation for academics, government, and non-government industry representatives from across social work and human services.
Byron Youth Theatre’s (BYT) upcoming production In My Skin looks at racism and prejudice, with two public performances being held in the region during November.
The production will go out to schools around mid-November and there are public performances at the Byron Theatre (Community Centre) Jonson Street on Wednesday 21 November and at The Drill Hall Theatre, Mullumbimby on Saturday 24 November.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we live and work and their continuing connection to land, water, sea and community. We pay respects to Australia's First Peoples, to their unique and diverse cultures, and to Elders past, present and future. Learn more about our Reconciliation Action Plan