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Victory in Ipswich for improved mental Health services 
On 15 February, over 200 locals packed a incredibly hot Ipswich City Uniting Church to achieve a real victory for better mental health services for Ipswich. The Queensland Government, the West Moreton Health and Hospital Service, the Primary Health network and a number of key mental health agencies agreed to work together to establish a Collective Impact Project around mental health in West Moreton.

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Youth Organising Interns!

Street smart, passionate, good with people, committed to fighting for justice?  Is this you?

Do you want to help migrant young people find employment and training that lets them deliver on their promise and contribute to our community?

This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn the craft of community organising, that opens up the potential career of training and developing community for the common good.

Warning: This internship is only for the determined.

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Victory on Public Transport

On Thursday 10th March at Woodridge State High School, hundreds of Logan people came together to do something remarkable.

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Ipswich Assembly

Victory in Ipswich for improved mental Health services 
On 15 February, over 200 locals packed a incredibly hot Ipswich City Uniting Church to achieve a real victory for better mental health services for Ipswich. The Queensland Government, the West Moreton Health and Hospital Service, the Primary Health network and a number of key mental health agencies agreed to work together to establish a Collective Impact Project around mental health in West Moreton.

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A more vibrant healthier Ipswich

This week in Ipswich the Alliance has determined to pursue two very significant issues at our Ipswich Solutions Forum held Tuesday 8 December 2015. 

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Becoming part of the Alliance

The Queensland Community Alliance is still in the formation phase, and while we have begun achieving outcomes for the common good in Logan, we have much bigger plans. 

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How to run a Table Talk- materials

All of our partner organisations are now in the middle of running our first ever listening campaign. 

During this campaign, individual members of an Alliance partner organisation hold a table talk, a gathering of 6-12 people to share stories and hear the pressures that our community faces. These stories will all feed into our Discernment Assemblies in August, where we will decide on the pressures we will first work on to solve. 

Here are two Word documents that you can use to run your own table Talk. 

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What is this listening you speak of?

In April to June this year, the partner organisations that make up the Queensland Community Alliance will be doing some serious Listening, with a capital L. We'll be organising more than 400 table talks, each one gathering of 6-12 people to share stories about the pressure they face, and the hopes they have for their community.

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National Training 2014

In October 2014, we hosted National Training in Queensland for the first time. Sixteen representatives of faith, union and community organisations came together at Mercy Place. For six days, they balanced the tension between the tranquility of Mt Cootha and the intensity of the training. Learning from experts including the Industrial Areas Foundation’s Joe Chrastil, the Sydney Alliance’s Amanda Tattersal, and our very own Dave Copeman, PJ Humphries and Jason Macleod, the group explored in great detail the principles and methods of community organising.

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2014 Assembly

On Wednesday the 29th of October the Queensland Community Alliance hosted our 2014 Assembly. Over 460 people from 17 union, faith and community organisations gathered in Inala at St Mark’s Catholic Primary School to share stories and strengthen our commitments to work for the common good.
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