ASES accreditation for homelessness providers in NSW

20 April 2022

From 30 June 2024, all specialist homelessness service (SHS) providers contracted to deliver programs under the New South Wales Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) will be required to be accredited at the ASES Certificate level (or equivalent) in order to continue to receive DCJ funding for future contracts.


World Health Day competition

07 April 2022

World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). This year, World Health Day is focused on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy and to foster a movement to create societies focused on well-being.


QIP launches Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander school-based traineeship program

10 February 2022

With our partners AFL SportsReady and Warumilang, we are proud to commence our Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander school-based traineeship program at our Milton/Bowen Hills office on Turrbal & Yugara Country.


QIC Health and Community Service Standards 7th Edition (v1.1) launched

04 February 2022

The revised version leverages the strengths of the QIC Standards 7th Edition whilst filling in minor gaps, helping maximise organisation outcomes across the Australian community service sector and evolving it to a more contemporary structure.

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QIC Health and Community Service Standards 7th Edition Review Update

15 December 2021

The QIC Standards are reviewed on a regular basis in accordance with the QIC Standards Development and Review policy and the principles approved by the ISQua. This is to ensure that the QIC Standards are developed and reviewed according to world best practice.


Russell Renhard Scholarship 2021 recipients announced

14 December 2021

Russell Renhard Scholarship 2021 recipients were recently announced at an online morning tea. From a pool of 11 exceptional finalists and in front of more than 120 virtual guests beaming in from across Australia, the $10,000 quality improvement Scholarship was awarded to Zoe Support Australia. A ‘surprise’ runner-up was also announced and awarded to The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture.


Institutions urged to pilot national safeguarding standards to prevent child sexual abuse

27 October 2021

MEDIA RELEASE Quality Innovation Performance Limited (QIP) – an internationally accredited Australian standards organisation has urged institutions working with children to act now to create environments that actively prevent child sexual abuse. Chair of QIP, Gary Smith, praised the Federal Government’s announcement this week of the 10-year national strategy for the prevention of child sexual…


New primary and community healthcare standards launched

16 October 2021

The Primary and Community Healthcare Standards were recently launched, introducing Australia’s first nationally consistent framework for safety and quality in primary and community care.


Provisional Accreditation – Primary and Community Healthcare Standards

06 October 2021

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) launched the National Safety and Quality Primary and Community Healthcare Standards (Primary and Community Care Standards or PCHS) on 12 October 2021. QIP is proud to be an approved accrediting agency by the Commission against the PHCS Standards and associated accreditation scheme. With…


Russell Renhard Scholarship – applications are now open

02 August 2021

QIP’s health and community clients are encouraged to apply for a $10,000 one-off payment to support a quality improvement project that aligns with Russell Renhard’s vision for ‘continual improvement in health and community service organisations in a manner that reflects social justice.’