Opportunities - Terri Butler MP, Labor for Griffith

India Australia Business and Community Awards



Nominations for the 2018 India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA) are now open

16th February - 20th April 2018

Since it’s inception in 2014, IABCA has engaged over 1400 of Australia's and India's most influential and widely renowned businesses, professionals, and community leaders.

Following four incredibly successful years the IABCA platform will be bigger and better in 2018.

We thank you for engaging with us on the platform and wish you all the very best for a winning submission.



Local Drug Action Team

Applications are now open for Round 3 of the Local Drug Action Team program.

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation has been provided with $19.2 million to support the establishment of Local Drug Action Teams across the country.

The goal of the Local Drug Action Teams is to work collaboratively to prevent alcohol and other drug harms, with support and resources from the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation are hoping to establish 220 teams across Australia by 2020 (including the 80 already selected).  

Applications close on February 19 – to apply or find more information visit: http://adf.org.au/community/our-programs/local-drug-action-teams/.


Nominations for the Queensland Young Achiever Awards close on Friday 15th December 2017. 

Why not nominate a young person you know who is achieving great results or who is actively involved in your community. You could make the world of difference to a young person’s confidence whilst giving them well deserved recognition with a nomination!

If you know someone up to 29 years of age who is making their mark or a valuable community contribution, why not show your appreciation by nominating them. 

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Signature Works: Innovation Lab 2018




We are inviting expressions of interest to participate in an immersive five-day residential Innovation Lab in March 2018.

Signature Works Innovation Lab is a unique opportunity for First Nations arts professionals. Participants will be invigorated and inspired to create and collaborate in an entirely First Nations creative space.  

The ambition of the Innovation Lab is to strengthen future First Nations signature works and embolden artists with strong ideas and innovative work. The concept is deeply rooted in the principles of self-determination, with First Nations people creating the artistic experiences that are true to them within a First Nations space.

Participants in the innovation lab will receive:

·         accommodation, meals and economy travel

·         $1,000 participation fee

·         an opportunity to pitch for $10,000 seed funding projects

For more information about how to express your interest, visit our website. Expressions of interest close on 3 October, 2017.

If you have questions about the Innovation Lab, contact us:
1800 226 912 (toll free)
02 9215 9144



Expressions of Interest - Council Membership

Clinicians, community representatives and health professionals who want to make a difference for people in the Brisbane South area are invited to join one of  Brisbane South PHN’s advisory councils.

Brisbane South PHN’s Clinical Council and Community Advisory Council have been providing positive support for health initiatives in the region since the establishment of the PHN two years ago. The end of the current term provides the opportunity to refresh the membership base.

The Clinical Council assists Brisbane South PHN to develop local strategies that will improve the operation of the health care system for patients, while the Community Advisory Council advises on local issues to better meet the unique needs of the community. Together they are tasked with informing and guiding the development of Brisbane South PHN strategy through recommendations to the Brisbane South PHN Board.

To ensure the councils focus on local needs, it is preferred that applicants live or work within the Brisbane South PHN boundaries.   People who have strong links within the community are encouraged to apply.


Applications will close at 5pm Friday, 6 October 2017.

Please see the application form, fact sheet and Terms of Reference.

Interested members may complete the application and send to spenhaligon@bsphn.org.au.

International Residence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists: Applications Closing Soon!


Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist? Would you like support to develop and exhibit your work in the USA?

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Art form: Visual Arts
Length of residency: 1 month
Dates: September – November 2018, February – April 2019 (specific dates to be negotiated with the University)
Amount: $5,000

Residency opportunity
The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia is the USA’s only museum dedicated to the exhibition and study of Australian Aboriginal art. This residency offers Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander visual artists the opportunity to develop work over a four-week period, engage with the university’s networks, and exhibit their work in the museum.

Applications for this residency close: Midnight Tuesday 3 October 2017 AEST

Visit website for more information. 

Image: Janet Fieldhouse at Kluge-Ruhe 2016. 

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Commonwealth Parliamentary Internships

Queensland Young Achiever Awards 2017-18

Nominations are now open for the 2017-18 Queensland Young Achiever Awards!

The purpose of the Queensland Young Achiever Awards is to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people up to and including 29 years of age as of 31st December 2017.

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised? We would love for you to enter them into the Awards!

Below is a list of categories that are now open. The Awards are free to enter; all you need to do is click here to get started.

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Becoming a Local Drug Action Team

GI Institute's Gutsy Challenge

Jennifer is taking part in the Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Institute’s Gutsy Challenge to raise money for cancer research. If you can, you can donate here.

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