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Community grants for promoting social cohesion now open

The Thriving Cohesive Community Grants (Tranche 2) to support implementation of the Thriving Cohesive Communities: Action Plan for Queensland 2019-21 and promote a socially cohesive and inclusive Queensland are now open. The grants aim to support community projects of up to 16 months duration (March 2020 – June 2021) that enable people from all backgrounds, ages and abilities to be included and actively contribute to their local community across 3 streams. Stream 1 offers up to $400,000 per location for community-led projects in the priority locations of Toowoomba, Rockhampton and Townsville. Stream 2 makes available up to $120,000 per project for projects that resource established social enterprises to engage vulnerable young people and family members in the community. Stream 3 is for projects that assist people in positions of influence with young people to positively engage them on topics of diversity, inclusion and social cohesion, with $70,000 available per project. Applications for grants under Stream 2 close 14th February, and for Streams 1 and 3 on 28th February. Find out more and apply.

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Latest media reporting on PeakCare’s call to Get Smarter, Not Tougher, on Youth Crime

Late last week, PeakCare released a summary of the media reports about responses to ‘Stop Youth Crime – Get Smarter Not Tougher’, an…

Read More

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“If we are demanding children to be accountable, we must be accountable to these children first and provide preventable measures…

Read More

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PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

Read More