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Season’s Greetings from the Community Industry Group team!

December 21, 2020
Wishing you all a happy, safe and healthy festive season. We look forward to working with you, advocating for you and bringing you, our members, lots of professional development opportunities, conferences and information sessions in 2021. The Community Industry Group office will be closed from 25 December 2020 and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.
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Newsletter – Member Perk!

December 2, 2020

If you are a member of Community Industry Group you can submit your events for inclusion in our newsletter. The last newsletter for 2020 is going to be released on 9/12/20. If you have any items for inclusion please email them to with newsletter in the title. Check out our latest edition: If you want to subscribe to our fortnightly newsletter sign up here:  

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It’s been a big year!

November 25, 2020

Check out this short video highlighting all the work the Community Industry Group team achieved in the 19/20 Financial Year.

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Local Jobs Program Representation

November 12, 2020

Our CEO, Nicky Sloan, has been appointed to the Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce for the Illawarra South Coast region. The Local Jobs Program supports tailored approaches to accelerate reskilling, upskilling and employment in 25 regions across Australia. The program will provide for 25 Employment Facilitators across 25 regions, a Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce in each region, a Local Jobs Plan developed for each region and projects funded through a Local Recovery Fund in each of these regions. Click here for more information about the representatives for the Illawarra South Coast region. View the Local Jobs fact sheet here.

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Leadership Program for New and Emerging Leaders

November 11, 2020

To support the NFP sector across Southern NSW, Community Industry Group are extending an Expression of Interest for participants in a leadership program we would like to offer across the region commencing in March 2021. The Four Legs Leadership Program is a holistic leadership program designed to provide participants with the tools, skills and insights to build resilient, innovative and collaborative teams and deliver outstanding results. Exceptional leadership is the ability to deeply understand and effectively manage yourself, even in the most challenging times and create a psychologically safe environment where your teams can thrive and consistently deliver their best work. It’s about how you are able to influence all of the stakeholders you connect with. For more information please see: Community Industry Group EOI form and brochure here. Four legs brochure here. Expression of Interest Applications close 13 November 2020.  

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