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Massive win on accessible housing – what does it mean?

In what is a major win for seniors, the nation’s building ministers have agreed to include accessible design on the National Construction Code (NCC), creating better options for older Australians.

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Grief Tending Workshop for Community Members

Palliative Care Queensland

This FREE workshop invites participants to explore their relationship to grief through creative exercises and shared practice wisdom. It is an opportunity to explore how our relating with initiatory human experiences like grief shapes who we are as carers, individuals and communities in the face of loss. A diverse range of presenters will explore grief tending from across palliative care, education, arts and therapy backgrounds.

9:00 am – 11:30 am AEST

27 May 2021
Brisbane City Hall, Sherwood. Room 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000
QLD
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Older single women without children - Webinar

COTA NSW

An exciting panel will discuss recent research by COTA NSW Board member Associate Professor Myra Hamilton and colleagues entitled Security in old age for older single women without children.

The research has revealed that the common belief that single women without children generally have uninterrupted careers and a healthy superannuation balance is a misconception 

Date: 20 May 2021
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Zoom

20 May 2021
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Delivering Digital Skills For Groups

Be Connected

Our ‘Delivering Digital Skills Sessions for Groups’ webinar will give you hints and tips to get started wth your Be Connected program. This webinar is designed for organisations who are about to start their digital literacy program, or those wishing to learn more about tried and tested methods. We will explore how to plan and deliver your first group sessions using a ‘blended learning’ approach. Blended learning combines people and digital, allowing your learners to get the benefit of understanding and practising a new skill while knowing they’ve got someone to turn to if they need help.

Please choose only one webinar to attend.
May 13, 2021 – 2pm
June 3, 2021 – 2pm
June 24, 2021 – 2pm

13 May 2021 - 24 Jun 2021
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CaptureIT Learner Management: Registrations & Reports

Be Connected

Learn about how to register learners and view reports using CaptureIT.

In this webinar, we will discuss how to manage your learners on CaptureIT, as well as the differences between the Learning Portal and CaptureIT.

Join us to become an expert on learner management through Be Connected programs.

Please choose only one webinar to attend.
May 6, 2021 – 2pm
May 27, 2021 – 2pm
June 17, 2021 – 2pm

06 May 2021 - 17 Jun 2021
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Get Started - Introduction to Be Connected

Be Connected

Join this interactive webinar to learn about the Be Connected program. We will cover who our Network is, how they run their programs, as well as funding information, the support we provide and an overview of the websites/resources.

Please choose only one webinar to attend
April 29, 2021 – 2pm
May 20, 2021 – 2pm
June 10, 2021 – 2pm

29 Apr 2021 - 10 Jun 2021
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The 26th National Older Women's Network Conference

Older Women's Network OLD

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the 26th National Conference will be held in Brisbane on the 7th and 8th of October, 2021.

07 Oct 2021 - 08 Oct 2021
Stamford Plaza, Brisbane
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2021 Australian Association of Gerontology Conference

Australian Association of Gerontology

Share Your Research, Practice, Or Lived Experience At The 2021 AAG Conference.

Submissions are open for the 2021 Australian Association of Gerontology Conference . The conference invites us to explore how we can work differently to improve the experience of ageing through connecting research, policy and practice.  The 54th AAG Conference will be held on the Gold Coast from 9th to 12th November 2021 with pre-Conference workshops on 9th of November. There will be virtual participation options available.

09 Nov 2021 - 12 Nov 2021
The Star Gold Coast – 1 Casino Drive, Broadbeach QLD
QLD
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National Volunteer Week 2021

Volunteering Queensland

National Volunteer Week (NVW) celebrates the invaluable contribution of the volunteering community across Australia. 

Volunteering Queensland, alongside Volunteering Australia and the other state peak bodies lead the nation in celebrating the important work of volunteers across the country. 

Following from events of 2020 which saw a huge shift in the sector and many pertinent events cancelled, we plan on making NVW2021 a celebration to remember. 

21 May 2021
MAIN AUDITORIUM, BRISBANE CITY HALL
QLD
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Multicultural Advocacy in the NT - COTA NT

COTA NT

In the Northern Territory the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Aged Care (PICAC) program is managed by COTA NT (also known as Council on the Ageing – Northern Territory).

Our Program Manager delivers the PICAC program through a wide program of activities based on networking – making connections within the NT community through events and meetings; and representation – giving CaLD seniors a voice at advisory groups and forums, service delivery and training.

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