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Conference Registration is now open

FRSA are also hosting an exciting range of Pre-Conference Workshops on Monday 3rd November



Information Sessions on new grant agreements and DSS Data Exchange

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is conducting information sessions in capital cities during November 2014 to provide an overview of the content of DSS grant agreements.

The sessions will help familiarise organisations with the grant agreements introduced as part of the new way of working for grants by outlining the key aspects associated with receiving DSS grant funding and any important changes from previous agreements.

The sessions will include an overview of grant agreement terms and conditions and the new streamlined reporting requirements of the DSS Data Exchange.

To attend, please register online to reserve a place. Please note that places are limited, so if you are interested in attending please register early.

Monday 29th September

It's Family & Community Day here in the ACT.

The Family and Community public holiday is for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) only. It’s purpose is to provide a holiday for people to spend with their family and friends. It is one of the rarer types of public holidays in that it’s not taken as a memorial or celebration day. 

We are out of the office today but will be back bright and early on Tuesday 30th September. 

FRSA Board election Update

FRSA has issued the official ballot papers for voting for the Board of Directors for 2014-15. Three positions on the FRSA Board of Directors will become vacant at the 2014 Annual General Meeting. Nominations were called on 27 August and closed on 17 September 2014.

The individual nomination statements are now available for download. 

Nominees for the three open positions on the FRSA Board of Directors for 2014-15 are:

  • Michael Austin, Director, Catholiccare Wollongong
  • Grant Boyd, CEO, Bethany Community Support
  • Joe Calleja, CEO, Richmond Fellowship of WA 
  • Sue Christophers, Senior Manager Community Engagement, Anglicare SA
  • Ricki Jeffery, CEO, Centacare Rockhampton Diocese
  • Samantha Klintworth, Director, UnitingCare Community
  • Kim O'Neill, CEO, FMC Mediation and Counselling Victoria

For more information and for details on the upcoming FRSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) see the "Our Board" page.