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Promotion is mostly known as a for-profit tool, but ‘New Beginnings’ President Ben Brauer believes it is the only way to pave the future success of his charitable organisation.
As you are preparing to vote on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017, please take time to consider the many thousands of families who will be negatively impacted by these cuts. Together, the proposed cuts would increase poverty and inequality across the country as they target individuals and families on the lowest incomes.
The Energy Savvy Families program is a new initiative designed to help families across regional Queensland learn more about their energy use and manage their energy bills. Program participants will have the convenience of monthly billing and access to helpful tools and information to assist them in managing electricity costs.
The Queensland Government has introduced a Bill into Parliament that impacts upon how vulnerable Queenslanders interact with State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER).
A spontaneous decision to apply for work at a children’s summer camp in the United States shifted the course of QCOSS Board Member Anita Veivers’ life.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) welcomes the State Government’s moves this week to empower Queenslanders experiencing financial hardship.
NCOSS and QCOSS make a submission to the Australian Government about social investment and the role the government can play.
Nominations for the 2017 Queensland Reconciliation Awards are now open. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the awards recognised businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and partnerships that had strived for unity and reconciliation.
Patrick Bulman has travelled the world helping people with a mental illness: his early career as a psychiatric nurse evolving into roles in the aged care and community service sectors.
On 17 February the national Councils of Social Service called on the Hon Christian Porter, Minister for Social Services to recommit to the National Affordable Housing Agreement in response to media reports that the agreement would be unfunded in the Australian Budget in May.

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