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.

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Training Sessions – SE NSW Region

May 22, 2019

Community Industry Group is proud to offer range of free training sessions for Goulburn, Queanbeyan, Cooma, Batemans Bay & Bega in June 2019. Leadership Matters – Facilitating groups to turn good ideas into great outcomes Marketing Matters – Promoting your organisation to clients and key stakeholders Same but Different – How to diversify your organisations income stream Change Management – Positioning your organisation in an ever-changing environment Get on Board – How to build and motivate Boards and Committees of Management Click here to book your place now! For a printable flyer click here.      

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Investing for Good 2019 – The Great Debate

May 14, 2019

Our CEO, Nicky Sloan, took part in the final session of the NCOSS Investing for Good Conference on Thursday 8 May. The Great Debate, moderated by Julian Morrow, (Founder of The Chaser, Giant Dwarf & The Checkout) explored the topic Increasing demand for community services in the context of relatively static government investment in the sector means that rethinking of funding and financing is imperative. Private investment & philanthropic funds have a critical part to play. Do you agree? Ben Gales, (Executive Director, Economic Strategy Division, NSW Treasury) and Mary Delahunty, (Head of Impact, HESTA) argued for the affirmative, but Nicky and her colleague, Jenna Price (Senior Lecturer Journalism Program UTS & Fairfax columnist) won a resounding victory on behalf of the negative. Nicky and Jenna argued strongly that the premise of the proposal was flawed in two key ways: Firstly, that we cannot accept that government can keep funding […]

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Aged Care Forum

May 8, 2019

There are only a few tickets remaining for the Regional Aged Care Forum – Illawarra which is being held on Wednesday 15 May 2019 at Gerroa. This Regional Forum is aimed at CHSP and HCP Providers and the Regional Assessment Teams. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. Click here for the agenda. Click here to book your place now.      

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Upcoming Training & Events

Leadership Matters, Facilitating Groups to Turn Good Ideas into Great Outcomes-Goulburn

18/06/2019
This training is for Not-for-Profit organisations, priority will be given to FACS funded services. A true leader has the ability to inspire and gain respect of people. They are able to motivate others to achieve great outcomes and to feel appreciated. We'll discuss practical ways to inspire staff and improve workplace morale as well as a number of simple ways to make meetings and working groups more constructive  CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the seminar a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. An ATTENDANCE GUARANTEE of $30 applies if you book but do not attend or send a replacement.           
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Marketing Matters - Goulburn

18/06/2019
This training is for Not-for-Profit organisations, priority will be given to FACS funded services. Join us to discover the best ways to promote your organisationto clients and key stakeholders. Participants will learn about the importance of consistent branding and messaging, creating inexpensive and effective quality content including videos and social media posts. We'll also discuss reaching your target audience, the free tools available for community service organisations and ways to most effectively use your time for marketing activities.  CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the seminar a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. An ATTENDANCE GUARANTEE of $30 applies if you book but do not attend or send a replacement.           
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Same But Different: How to Diversify your Organisation's Income Stream- Queanbeyan

19/06/2019
This training is for Not-for-Profit organisations, priority will be given to FACS funded services. With increasing demand, community service organisations must rethink funding and financial strategies. This is critical across the community services sector whilst government funding remains relatively static. We will discuss opportunities for a future where public investment is complemented by a diverse range of income sources.  CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the seminar a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. An ATTENDANCE GUARANTEE of $30 applies if you book but do not attend or send a replacement.           
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