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Data from registry weeks throughout Queensland is helping the communities get to know each person and family experiencing homelessness and their specific needs.
This Cost of Living Report highlights differences in the cost of living in six regional centres across Queensland – Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Mount Isa, Rockhampton and Kingaroy. The report highlights how difficult it can be for some low-income households to meet a basic standard of living, simply because of where they live.
QCOSS and AMPARO Advocacy have developed a Multicultural Resource Book for disability service providers to assist them understand the challenges nd opportunities available to people with disability from CaLD and NES backgrounds and ensure both organisations and people with disability who choose to access their services are well prepared for the NDIS.
This invitation seeks offers from service providers that describe an Emergency Response Outreach Service model and demonstrates their capacity to deliver the service as proposed. Funding is available for an initial period of 12 months (with the opportunity of extension for an additional 12 months) to pilot the response for outreach support and emergency assistance.

Events

QCOSS Christmas Close-down 25 Dec... | 24 Dec
QCOSS will be closed from 25 December through to 4 January 2015. We will be back for you on Monday 5 January. We wish you all a very happy and safe holiday season.
Outcomes working group - date... | 30 Jan
Following on from the QCOSS conference and the cancellation of the first working group meeting we will convene the Outcomes working group for the first time. This is a date claimer with more information to follow.

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QCOSS eNews - Focal point ... QCOSS and CCIQ working together to help consumers buying electricity ... Funding available ...
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QCOSS AGM ... The future of the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness ... Release of funding ... Outcomes working group ... Far North Queensland Community Services Forum ... Conference video ... Reconciliation Action Plan ...
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AGM ... Appealing?? ...Queensland Plan on the road ... Home for Good Registry weeks ... Thursday Island ... Residential training in Cairns ... National Competition Policy Review published ...
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