We are very excited to announce the next stage of the QCOSS Movement for change – a series of Changing Lives, Changing Communities events in 13 locations across Queensland. These events will build on the knowledge gained and actions developed on the second day of the QCOSS State Conference - Movement for change that was held in Brisbane in May.
Everyone in Queensland deserves to live in a place where they can create a home – whether they rent or own their home. There are 1.5 million people who rent in Queensland, and they all have the right to live in a decent, safe place under fairer conditions.
We heard from people working on place-based initiatives around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet and learn together, so we created the Queensland Place-Based Community of Practice! It was launched in November 2018 as part of ChangeFest 2018, and we held our first regional web conference in February! Together we are building our shared understanding of place-based initiatives, sharing information, skills and learnings, and identifying opportunities for collaboration across Queensland.
Carol Major understands what community means better than most. She is a pillar of resilience and strength in the Woorabinda community. She has a deep understanding of the transgenerational traumas caused by the forced relocations of Indigenous Queensland children from their homes to Woorabinda. Carol was one of them.


Changing Lives, Changing... | Gladstone | 2 May
What will it take to create communities where everyone contributes, matters and belongs?
QCOSS State Budget Breakfast 2019 | South Brisbane | 18 Jun
Join us to hear about the impact the State Budget will have on Queenslanders experiencing poverty and disadvantage.
QCOSS State Conference 2019 -... | Caloundra | 12 Sep
'Leading change together' is the theme of this year's QCOSS State Conference. Details will be available soon.

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