Community Industry Group is the peak body working for community services and organisations in South East NSW. It supports community organisations, promotes expertise and innovation, fosters industry development and pursues social justice in the region. Its membership consists of organisations and individuals that provide community services.

Latest News

Positions Vacant – Join our team!

May 21, 2020

Community Industry Group currently has two positions vacant. Project and Policy Officer Administration and Training Support Officer For full details click here.

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Inquiry Report – Adequacy of Newstart and related payments

May 20, 2020

On 25 July 2019, the Senate referred an inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report. The committee tabled its report of the inquiry in the Senate on 30 April 2020. The report is available here. Community Industry Group worked with members and other stakeholders to research and write a submission, and we are pleased to note that many of our assertions and recommendations have been included in the report. The Report includes 27 Recommendations, most of which are for further areas of Inquiry or review. Recommendation 2 perhaps sums up the findings best: The committee recommends the Australian Government immediately undertake a review of the income support system to ensure that all eligible income support recipients do not live in poverty.

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Release of Southern Bushfire Impact Report and Resources

May 4, 2020

Community Industry Group is pleased to announce that it has released a report outlining the impacts of the 2019/20 bushfires on community organisations, and on vulnerable individuals, families, and communities in South East NSW; as well as two video resources highlighting the issues and responses for aged services providers, and the impact of trauma. “Throughout the bushfire crisis and beyond, community service organisations have been on the ground providing support to affected individuals, families and communities,” said Community Industry Group CEO, Nicky Sloan. “From alert to evacuation to post-fire recovery, providers across a range of sectors including aged care, disability, child and family, homelessness and more have witnessed and experienced first-hand the successes and challenges of disaster recovery.” To read our full media release click here. To view our report and resources click here.

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Upcoming Training & Events

Community Industry Group Membership RENEWAL 2020-21

01/05/2020 - 30/06/2021
Membership is open to not for profit community based social or welfare organisations that are based in, or work in, the South East of NSW, and to individuals. Associate membership (non-voting) is open to social or welfare organisations operating for profit and government bodies but precluding political parties. To see benefits of the Community Industry Group membership please click here. Please select the correct membership level for your organisation from the following categories: Individual/Sole Worker Organisations  $75 Student/Concession  $30 < 5 Staff  $110 < 10 Staff  $220 < 20 Staff  $350 < 50 Staff  $500 < 100 Staff  $650 100+ Staff  $1,400 Associate Membership  $400 To purchase your membership with credit card or to request an invoice be sent to you for EFT payment: Press the green Ticket button Select your level of membership and select 1 ticket from the dropdown menu Select Checkout Enter your information Select Payment Method (Credit/Debit card OR Pay by Invoice) Follow the prompts to finalise the transaction If you requested to pay by invoice, an invoice from Community Industry Group will be emailed to you detailing BSB and account details. On receipt of your payment we will confirm your membership number in writing.           
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Community Industry Group NEW Membership 2020-2021

01/05/2020 - 30/06/2021
Membership is open to not for profit community based social or welfare organisations that are based in, or work in, the South East of NSW, and to individuals. Associate membership (non-voting) is open to social or welfare organisations operating for profit and government bodies but precluding political parties. To see benefits of the Community Industry Group membership please click here. Please select the correct membership level for your organisation from the following categories: Individual/Sole Worker Organisations  $75 Student/Concession  $30 < 5 Staff  $110 < 10 Staff  $220 < 20 Staff  $350 < 50 Staff  $500 < 100 Staff  $650 100+ Staff  $1,400 Associate Membership  $400 To purchase your membership with credit card or to request an invoice be sent to you for EFT payment: Press the green Ticket button Select your level of membership and select 1 ticket from the dropdown menu Select Checkout Enter your information Select Payment Method (Credit/Debit card OR Pay by Invoice) Follow the prompts to finalise the transaction If you requested to pay by invoice, an invoice from Community Industry Group will be emailed to you detailing BSB and account details. NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS; In accordance with the rules of our constitution, your application will be submitted to the next available Board meeting for approval. Once approved, we will confirm your membership number in writing. If your application is not approved you will receive a full refund.           
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Community Industry Group Training and workshops notice

10/06/2020
Community Industry Group Training is going On-Line!
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