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Video chat – all things digital and regional

  SLQ’s Tyler Wellensiek and Matt Finch have been working on some fantastic regional coding initiatives and creative play-based learning activities.  They joined Donna Hancox from Queensland University of Technology for a brief discussion about digital technologies and what it might mean for rural and regional Australian communities. Why not grab a cuppa, sit down … Read more

By George St George!

Regional PD took place in St George in April

18 RLQ library staff traveled from neighbouring councils to the St George Cultural Centre for a full day of professional development in April. Community outreach and developing community partnerships were the focus, and the training encouraged participants to spend time exploring the five key questions outlined in the We Love Community Outreach Model of Engagement … Read more

Libraries team up with occupational therapists

Last month, our Creative-in-Residence Matt Finch and SLQ’s Amy Walduck joined forces with Griffith University’s School of Allied Health to support student occupational therapists during their Orientation Week. Exploring new adventures in access to information, students ate a cake which Amy had baked based on one of the defining theoretical diagrams of occupational therapy – … Read more

BE Quick – National Reconciliation Week funding available!

SLQ event

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25th anniversary of Mabo with a $5,000 grant. Local councils are eligible for a one-off $5,000 grant to work in partnership with a local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisation to mark these anniversaries during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June 2017).   … Read more