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The Community Services Industry already

brings so much good to so many people

let's do good better.

The Community Services Industry already

brings so much good to so many people

let's do good better.

Recognising our value

The Queensland Community Services industry does more than positively change the lives of the vulnerable and people in need. Our industry:

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consists of over



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employs more than



contributes more than

$5 billion

to the Queensland Economy

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Facing tough challenges

Our industry is now moving from a focus on funders to investors; activity to performance; and outputs to outcomes. In addition to this shift, there are currently 40 areas of reform activity that will impact our industry. If we don’t change the way we operate and think about ourselves, we won’t be able to:

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Sustain and increase our current level of services

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Improve how we work to deliver services more efficiently

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Partner effectively with governments and the business community

The Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA)

“ CSIA is here to advance the business and sustainability of Queensland community services in order to make a bigger difference to the lives of Queenslanders ”
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We Are:

  • Independent of government funding for core operations
  • Funded by members
  • A voice on business issues for the industry
  • A source of expertise and advice for organisations
  • Delivering practical outcomes for organisations
  • Comprised of both not-for-profit and for-profit organisations
  • A crucial resource for the community service industry

We will focus on:

  • Building a broader and bigger investment base
  • Creating useful connections and working together
  • Identifying new thinking and innovative ideas
  • Valuing performance and outcomes
  • Providing trusted advice to the Industry

Who is backing us:

OK – if you’re nodding your head while you’re reading this, you’re in good company. Our supporters include:

  • Afercare
  • BoysTown
  • Communify Qld
  • Australian Red Cross
  • Hear and Say Centre
  • Centacare Cairnes
  • TransitCare
  • UnitingCare Qld
  • Wesley Mission Brisbane
  • Workforce Council
  • YFS
  • Benevolent Society
  • Brisbane Youth Service
  • Centacare
  • Capricorn Community Development Association
  • Centacare Brisbane
  • Mission Australia
  • Churches of Christ in Queensland
  • AHC
  • Endeavour Foundation
  • Healthy Options Australia
  • Key Assets
  • Life Without Barriers
  • Mercy Community Services
  • Relationships Australia
  • Quality Lifestyle Support
  • MS Queensland
  • St Vincent de Paul Society
  • SHAC
  • ARC
  • Micah Projects Inc
  • Ozcare
  • The Salvation Army
  • Silky Oaks
  • Suncare Community Services
  • Centacare North Queensland

Become a Foundation Investor

Help shape the strategy of the CSIA and future of the community services industry by joining us, together we can take community services to a better place. There are limited places available for Foundation Membership, applications close June 2015. If you’d like to find out more register your details below and we’ll be in touch.

Stay Connected

Subscribe to the CSIA mailing list to be kept informed of our upcoming events and to find out about membership.

P: 07 3180 1360

F: 07 3054 1490


Ground Floor

41 Manilla Street

East Brisbane QLD 4169

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