Community Development Community Development

Community Development unites the efforts of people to bring about change, develop projects, participate in local activities and take part in the community.

The Community Development program supports individuals, families, community groups and agencies, and the broader community of Gladstone region, by:

  • Providing information, advice & referrals;
  • Developing and distributing information sheets, booklets and other resources; 
  • Coordinating & developing community networks;
  • Participating in external community forums;
  • Undertaking community consultation and education;
  • Providing advice on funding submissions;
  • Developing programs/services/facilities to meet identified needs;
  • Providing support to external projects;
  • Undertaking collaborative awareness raising activities;
  • Individual and agency advocacy;
  • Delivering community education sessions/programs;
  • Delivering of community presentations; and
  • Providing administration of the Gladstone Neighbourhood Centre for tenants and meeting room users.

All services are provided free of charge, are non-judgmental and confidentiality is assured.

The Community Development program is jointly funded by the State Department of Communities and Gladstone Regional Council.


Who to call:

Community Engagement Centre (CEC)
142 Goondoon Street
Gladstone Q 4680
Phone (07) 4976 6300

External Resources

GrantsLINK - Australian Government Community Grant Site
Queensland Government Grants
Community - information and services for Australians