Papers and Submissions
QCOSS publications inform the community, the government and the sector about issues as diverse as climate change, pay equity, domestic and family violence, oral health, and disaster recovery. Our publications take many forms - from fact sheets and policy papers, to formal reports and submissions.
Our Annual Report contains the achievements made by QCOSS during the year; our governance, Treasurer's and financial reports; and it lists and acknowledges the contributions of our funders, sponsors and members.
- QCOSS Annual Report 2011-2012
- QCOSS Annual Report 2010-2011
- QCOSS Annual Report 2009-2010
- QCOSS Annual Report 2008-2009
- QCOSS Annual Report 2007-2008
- QCOSS Annual Report 2006-2007
QCOSS brings the reality of poverty in Queensland to households across the state through hundreds of media mentions a year (in the press, on radio and television, and on the web).
Cost of Living Reports
Twice yearly report into the cost of living, particularly for people on low incomes. The reports track changes in the cost of essential items such as housing, food, electricity, water, and transport providing empirical data explaining why more and more households are experiencing financial difficulties.
Every week QCOSS members receive eNews - an electronic newsletter with up-to-the-minute information on social policy developments and issues for the community sector. eNews also features tips on IT and management - as well as events, training, and jobs.
- Read previous editions of eNews (become a QCOSS member to receive up-to-the-minute editions)
- Advertise in eNews (and have your message distributed to 1,000 mailboxes every week)
QCOSS members receive FQ magazine four times a year. FQ scans current social policy and community sector issues. The magazine gives readers insight into programs and practice, literature and research, events and advocacy. FQ is delivered to over 1200 people and organisations. It is read by QCOSS members, the community sector, stakeholders, media professionals, members of parliament and others.
- Browse QCOSS FQ Magazines
QCOSS Conference Papers
QCOSS Health-E-News focuses on the latest for health inequalities in Queensland, Australia and globally. It aims to foster support and information for practitioners, policy makers and anyone with an interest in reducing health inequalities in Queensland.
Essentially Fair is the newsletter of the QCOSS Low Income Consumer Advocacy Team