First Year Successes

First Year Successes

It's been a year since our Founding Assembly and we've had a win every 33 days!

Here's what we've won together:


Better Care - NDIS and Aged Care:

  • State funding for disability advocacy secured to June 30, 2021.

  • Extended funding of Workability Project for 2018/19.

  • Reduction of ACAT waiting times to Australian benchmarks.

  • Commitment to minimum staffing levels, based on research, where State delivers residential aged care.


Employment and Training:

  • New Labour Hire Inspectors to expose exploitative employment practices for Qld’s most vulnerable workers.  

  • A commitment to particularly targeting these inspectors to contract cleaning, seasonal farm work and hospitality.

  • The establishment of a new government-led apprenticeship program under Qld Government's Building Asset Services.

  • Changes to implementation of Schools Solar program that ensure procurement policies will be triggered and extra apprentices are employed.


Our Districts:

  • Stafford: New car park at Prince Charles Hospital that will be publicly funded and built.
  • Logan:
    • 3 Community Maternity Hubs are up and running, fulfilling the commitments made last year.
    • Implementation of Australia's first Demand Responsive Transport trial in Logan, Sept 2017 - Sept 2018.
    • Extension of Demand Responsive Transport trial to a fourth trial site.


We've been winning together through the relationships and action of thousands of people from community organisations, unions, faith groups and ethnic associations. 

Be part of our next step of action together.  Check out what you can be involved in here