Only two weeks left to secure your place at ACOSS National Conference!

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.

See program highlights below or view the full program here and register today to be a part of the conversation.  

 

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Byron Bay Not-for-Profit Conference

Join four leading industry experts in Adam Bradfield, Joanne O’Brien, Patrick Herd and Derek Tan in a one-day Not-for-Profit Conference in Byron Bay, Thursday 29 November 2018.

The day’s theme will be around innovation in the NFP sector. The conference is on at Elements Of Byron Resort & Spa, 144 Bayshore Drive.

Click here to see the Agenda and register for the conference.

Not-For-Profit Conference Tickets

 

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Summer Jobs Market to link employers with job seekers

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.

Click here for more information and to register.

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Community energy forum to power discussion

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

Click here for information and to register

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Invitation for two forthcoming events into advancing social work and human services research

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.
 
Date: 5.00 pm -7.00 pm Thursday 22 November 2018
Venue: Griffith University Southbank campus – building SO2, level 7, room 7.07
RSVP: Please Register here by 15 November 2018.

Advancing social work and human services research – Engagement and impact
Seminar
  • How social work researchers and industry can work together to increase research influence and real-world impact
  • How to maximise the benefits that research brings to the community, social policy, human services delivery, and service users.

Open invitation for academics, government, and non-government industry representatives from across human services.

Date: 9.30 am -12 noon Friday 23 November 2018
Venue: Griffith University Southbank campus – building SO2, level 7, room 7.07
RSVP: Please Register here by 15 November 2018.

Register for both events here.

These events are part of an Australian Research Council Discovery Project that is aiming to advance the production, utilisation, and impact of social work research in Australia.

 

 

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Youth Theatre production explores racism

Youth Theatre production explores racism

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.  

More info at www.byronyouththeatre.com

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