Events

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29 October 2014 to 30 October 2014
Ibis Melbourne

On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 people are homeless. Many of these people are living in inadequate and unsafe conditions due to a variety of complex and differing issues. 

Recent changes to welfare benefits and a changing funding landscape has forced specialist homelessness services and mainstream providers to reassess the future....Read more

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29 October 2014
Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy...

Australia has a rich bank of qualitative research that describes the circumstances, personal characteristics, and practices of people who experience homelessness.  More recently research has investigated the pathways into and out of homelessness. However, to date there has been little investigation of the structural drivers of homelessness and minimal use of quantitative evidence to inform an understanding of the role that housing and labour market conditions play in shaping whether people are more or less vulnerable to homelessness.Read more

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29 October 2014 to 30 October 2014
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Early Bird Registrations closing 29 August 2014 - Save $300! The Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) will hold its annual conference at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29 and 30 October, followed by a Research Day on 31 October. The conference theme is 'The Shape of Things to Come', and will address the role of public administration in shaping society and the public sector’s capacity for ideas, energy and ability to work together to achieve shared outcomes.Read more

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4 November 2014 to 6 November 2014
Adelaide Convention Centre

FRSA invites you to come along to the 2014 National Conference "Wellbeing for Children, Families and Communities - Future policies, programs and practice," 4-6 November 2014.

Register now to join with over 500 delegates and hear from Australian and International speakers. The format of the Conference will feature a mix of keynotes and panel discussions as well as 60 concurrent session presentations. Be challenged whilst exploring the changing role of community service organisations in supporting the wellbeing of Children, Families and Communities into the future.Read more

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5 November 2014

Presenters: Professor Kerry Arabena, Dr Catherine Chamberlain, Dr Kerry Proctor and Ms Robyne Latham

This Knowledge Circle webinar will focus on effective strategies to promote Australian Indigenous child health and wellbeing.Read more

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7 November 2014
The Portside Centre, 207 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Essential training for the case management agency, educator, practitioner, professional or supervisor” ~  brought to you by the CMSA,  Australia & New Zealand’s national registration & regulatory body for Certified Case Managers™Read more

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11 November 2014 to 12 November 2014
Rydges Melbourne

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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Australia’s top social sector representatives!

Time and time again we hear people speak of the need for transformative change across the social sector – but they rarely offer any answers on how to achieve this.

Tackling the big issues one-by-one, you will hear from institutions that have successfully initiated change and embedded new practices. Read more

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12 November 2014
AIFS Balluk Room

Professor The Honourable Nahum Mushin

AIFS Seminar/Webinar SeriesRead more

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19 November 2014 to 20 November 2014
Mecure Canberra

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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Australia’s top regulation reform representatives!

Time and time again we hear people speak of the need for transformative change across progressing regulatory reform – but they rarely offer any answers on how to achieve this.

 

Tackling the big issues one-by-one, you will hear from institutions that have successfully initiated change and embedded new practices. Read more

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20 November 2014 to 21 November 2014
Coombs Lecture Theatre, Australian National UNiversity

The Symposium will explore historical and contemporary approaches to information access and knowledge construction, through dictionaries, encyclopedias and atlases. It will demonstrate how the traditional print formats are increasingly used as online interfaces to multimodal, multifaceted information, suggesting new ways to understand the known world and supporting fresh kinds of research.Read more