QSA Notes: Urban refugees

Ai Leen Quah, QSA Projects Manager This year has seen QSA commence work with refugees in consultation with the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), the peak body for refugees, asylum seekers and their supporters in Australia. Between QSA’s usual field of work in...

QSA Notes: What we told Yearly Meeting

Ai Leen Quah and Jackie Perkins, QSA During Yearly Meeting 2018, QSA reported on the progress of many of the overseas projects that have been supported by Friends and the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. A power point presentation...

QSA Notes: At year’s end

Jackie Perkins, QSA Administrator June 30th marks the end of the tax year. For QSA it is also the close off date for funding applications to be received by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Ai Leen and I have been working hard to complete these...

QSA Notes: The journey of an idea!

Jackie Perkins, QSA Administrator Many people, aware of QSA and its development work, would think that ideas travel to new community groups via the training classes given to groups of people. Yes that is true, whether it is about new ways to grow food or how to weave...

QSA Notes: Indigenous projects

Jackie Perkins, QSA Administrator Although not as numerous as projects supported overseas, QSA continues, as it has from its inception, to work with Australian Indigenous projects in many states of Australia. Since QSA moved to Sydney, support from its Aboriginal...