All children deserve to be safe, valued and to live at home with a caring family. However, sometimes, parents need help to care for their children safely at home.
Paul Martin is the General Manager of Sunshine Coast Independent Living Service Inc (SCILS) in Nambour on the Sunshine Coast.
Joint COSS media release: Government leaders urged to find long term solutions to fund vital public services
Councils of Social Service (COSS) across Australia have called on the Council of Australian Governments to work together on long term solutions to fund important universal and social services such as health, education, housing and community services into the future.
The video of the Treasurer's presentation at the QCOSS State Budget Breakfast has now been posted online and you can watch it on StudioQ.
Breakfast with Angela Blanchard | Brisbane | 7 Aug
QCOSS and the Executive Challenge Academy is pleased to invite you to breakfast with Angela Blanchard and a discussion about "communities generating creative responses to local issues".
Marginalised Queenslanders... | Brisbane | 17 Aug
Supported by QCOSS, Anti-Discrimination Commission of Queensland, the Queensland Public Advocate, Queenslanders with Disability Network, and Griffith University, this day long workshop will provide a valuable insight into how marginalised Queenslanders can influence public policy from a number of different perspectives.
2015 QCOSS State Conference -... | South Brisbane | 13 Oct
Both social and economic wellbeing are important for individuals and families to be able to participate in building vibrant, thriving communities. This vision will require a whole-of-community partnership approach involving the community sector, government, private sector and the broader community.
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