At the Discernment Assembly the Alliance decided the two issues we would work on moving forward. Here are our stories and here's what we decided. You can make a difference by getting involved.
The Queensland Community Alliance will formally found on August 30th but we've not been sitting on our hands, we've been making a difference to communities all over southeast Queensland since we started developing the Alliance in 2014. Here's a short snapshot, please share it and come to the Founding Assembly!
Research inspired by stories of the people of Logan about the challenges they face led the Queensland Community Alliance to commit to working with Logan Together to improve outcomes for Logan's youth, thus improving outcomes for their wider communities.
The people of Ipswich gathered to get commitments from decision makers to reactivate their CBD and bring life back to the empty shopfronts, giving young people and entrepreneurs a better chance.
People from faith, community, union and ethnic organisations identified that public transport is an issue that matters to the people of Logan. They came together to secure commitments from decision makers to improve the situation!
Mental health is an issue that matters to the people of Ipswich. Hear stories of how it has hurt the community and get involved in working to address the issue of mental heath in Ipswich.
The Queensland Community Alliance secured commitments to address the issue of public transport in Logan. We held decision makers to those commitments and achieved great results, getting State and Local Government to agree to work together to make public transport more accessible in Logan!
In November 2016, people from faith, union and ethnic communities came together to address the issue of the cost of hospital parking. We heard powerful stories of how the cost of hospital parking is hurting vulnerable families and made the commitment together to make change.
In October 2015, the Queensland Community Alliance hosted an Assembly where we secured commitments for our Listening Campaign. Hear the story now.