Sports Vouchers Available from Next week

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The next round of the Get Started Vouchers opens on Wednesday, 6 February and will provide $150 support for up to 36,000 Queensland kids from low-income families. The vouchers are made available as part of the Get in the Game initiative, which supports grassroots sport and recreation and are … [Read more...]

New funding for Queensland community groups

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Queensland community groups can apply for grants with the opening of a new round of gambling Community Benefits scheme funding opens today. Funding between $500 and $35,000 is on offer. The GCBF, which is part of the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR), is Queensland’s largest … [Read more...]

Volunteers – Take A Bow

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Today (5 December) is International Volunteer Day, and it’s the opportunity for all of us to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution they make in Our Towns and communities. Queensland is home to more than 700,000 active volunteers, each playing their part in making the state’s thriving … [Read more...]

A Saturday Knock on the Door – Could Save a life

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) staff and volunteers will be among thousands of emergency services personnel door-knocking homes across Queensland this Saturday (September 15), with a collective goal of building community resilience. Operation Knock Knock kicks off this weekend … [Read more...]

Youth Justice – What Do You Think?

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In the wake of the recommendations of the Atkinson Report into Youth Justice in Queensland the Government is seeking community feedback. The broad community consultation will play a key role in the finalisation of a new the Youth Justice Strategy. The key findings of the report were that … [Read more...]

Funds Available for Safety and Crime Prevention

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Member for Dawson George Christensen has called on local councils and Police Citizens Youth Clubs to apply for up to $2 million in funding to make the area safer through infrastructure or early intervention crime prevention strategies. The Safer Communities Fund is aimed at enhancing the efforts … [Read more...]

Local Projects Deliver Stronger Communities

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A Funding programme which provides as much as $20,000 for non-profit community groups to undertake capital projects is up and running again, and Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen is calling for applications. “We are now embarking on Round 4 of the Stronger Communities Programme, … [Read more...]