News

East Creek Community Centre (ECCC) believes the Energy Savvy Families program is changing the lives of some of Toowoomba’s most vulnerable families.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) believes the 2017-18 State Budget was, overall, a positive one. As set out in our full State Budget Commentary, highlights of the Budget were the 10 year Housing Strategy and the ongoing commitment to child and family services, domestic and family violence and affordable living measures. They are all areas of great importance to QCOSS and support our goal of eliminating poverty and disadvantage.
In eight short months the Switched On Communities program has become a vital service for Laidley and Districts Community Organisation (LADCO).
Michael Hogan, Director-General, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, highlights the funding contained in the 2017-18 Budget for his department.

Events

QCOSS State Conference 2017 | Woolloongabba | 31 Oct
The QCOSS State Conference 2017 will be held on 31 October and 1 November at The Gabba in Brisbane. The theme of the conference is Dream it. Do it. We will be focusing on people who have approached their business differently - people who have seen a challenge and gone about solving it in an out of the box way or beyond the funding cycle.

Latest from the CEO

This week in review - 29 June 2017
Cost-of-living Showcase, Inquiry on Service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Government indexation rates, State Budget and Equal Remuneration Order
This week in review - 16 June 2017
Queensland State Budget - the key points, Choice and control - a renters experience in the energy market, Congratulations to Karyn Walsh AM, Helga Biro OAM, Fiona Guthrie OAM
This week in review - 1 June 2017
Reconciliation, Family Matters and our intentions, Advocacy with Government, Member survey, Electricity price increases for regional Queensland, Department of Housing and Public Works to introduce five-year service agreements
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