Melbourne Disability Staff Recognition Awards Gala 2023

Early bird tickets are available for the Melbourne Disability Staff Recognition Awards Gala 2023. Held on 21 April 2023, the Gala celebrates the achievements of the often unsung heroes in the community and is an important charity fundraising opportunity. Eight awards in categories include: Leadership, Sector Innovation, Front Line Manager, the Team Award, and the Support […]

Expression of Interest for Management Collective members

COSHG is currently seeking additional members for our Management Collective. If you are a member of a self help/support group, or have other experience such as working with groups or community development skills, we would like to hear from you. The COSHG Management Collective operates in a non-hierarchical model within a community development framework. We […]

Making a submission to the Disability Royal Commission

Watch this new video from Leadership Plus about telling your story to the Disability Royal Commission. The Disability Royal Commission is accepting submissions up to the end of December 2022, but you need to register before the end of June 2022. Make a submission here.

Disability self help grants program now open

Disability self help grants from the Victorian Government assist disability self help groups with general expenses and running costs, as well as minor works and equipment.  Applications for the 2021-2023 funding round are now open and will close at 4pm on 15 February 2022.  Applications can be completed online through the new SmartyGrants online grants management platform. Groups can apply for up […]

Maryborough Workshop

In mid March this year the COSHG team travelled to Maryborough to present a workshop on self help groups and the issues that they may face in running a group. This workshop was part of a series of rural workshops that occurred up until 2020 when the workshops were postponed due to COVID restrictions. We […]