Author archive for 3rd Space

  • Annual Reports

    2019 Annual Report

    - by 3rd Space

    2019 3rd Space Annual Report

  • Annual Reports

    2018 Annual Report

    - by 3rd Space

    2018 3rd Space Annual Report

  • Latest News

    Time to stop leaving people who are homeless out in the cold

    - by 3rd Space

    3rd Space Chair Ian Sampson responds to the Federal Government’s latest housing stimulus package.

  • News

    The last word on solving homelessness

    - by 3rd Space

    A few weeks ago, I accepted a position as the CEO of Foodbank Queensland and ever since, I have been thinking about what I could write in this final edition.

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    DONATION DAY 1 DECEMBER

    - by 3rd Space

    DONATION DAY AT 3RD SPACE 1 DECEMBER 10AM TO 2PM
    PLEASE HELP TO BRIGHTEN THE LIVES OF OUR VISITORS BY GIVING THE THINGS THEY REALLY NEED!

  • News

    Do we want another bandaid or actually act to fix homelessness?

    - by 3rd Space

    I have had a bad case of writer’s block. It has been inevitable while I take a step back to gather my thoughts about what I see going on around me. There is part of me that doesn’t want to share what I think and part of me that feels like I have a responsibility to say it how I see it.

  • Latest News

    Cats and dogs the secret to great communication

    - by 3rd Space

    Cats and dogs hold the secret to communicating effectively at work, says international expert Michael Grinder. Why and how will be explained at a two-day workshop at the Brisbane Club on 16 and 17 September 2019.

  • News

    No walk in the park

    - by 3rd Space

    Last weekend, I took my son to New Farm Park to visit the playground. If you haven’t been there, picture a massive expanse of playground equipment carefully blended into a labyrinth of trees. It’s a child’s paradise. My partner and son wandered off to play a round of hide and seek in the tree trunks, leaving me to sit and watch the playground in action.

  • News

    Breaking patterns with kindness

    - by 3rd Space

    When I started working at 3rd Space, it soon became evident that self-care would be an important component of managing the demands of my job. Some people meditate, others like to play sport or get professional coaching/debriefing but my type of relaxation is Thai foot massages.

  • News

    It’s simple – we’re all human beings

    - by 3rd Space

    In the wake of the tragic Bourke Street stabbings, a hero emerged. A homeless man who grabbed a shopping trolley and used it to try to deter the assailant, creating space between the offender and the police. He became known as “trolley man.” When I first saw the footage I was not in the least bit surprised that a homeless person put themselves in harm’s way to protect others. Later, when details emerged of his criminal activity, I barely raised an eyebrow.