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We are Queensland’s peak body for the social service sector.

Our vision is to achieve equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person, in every community.

We believe that every person in Queensland – regardless of where they come from, who they pray to, their gender, who they love, how or where they live – deserves to live a life of equality, opportunity and wellbeing.

We are a conduit for change. We bring people together to help solve the big social issues faced by people in Queensland, building strength in numbers to amplify our voice.

We create positive social change through our work in advocacy, policy development, engaging and empowering our members, the social service sector and communities. We’re committed to self-determination and opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Our strengths and focus lie in these areas

The work we do relies on these areas being connected. Together they enable us to truly create a movement for change; a movement that will create
equality, opportunity and wellbeing for all people in all communities.

Latest News

Queensland Human Rights Act information sessions – book now

22 October 2019|Comments Off on Queensland Human Rights Act information sessions – book now

In late-September your organisation is likely to have received an email about preparing for Queensland’s Human Rights Act which commences from 1 January 2020. Non-government and other organisations contracted to provide services to the public on [...]

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Staff profile: Carly Hyde, Policy Lead

21 October 2019|Comments Off on Staff profile: Carly Hyde, Policy Lead

Carly Hyde is Policy Lead in the Policy, Advocacy and Capacity team. Her team is currently focussed on cost of living issues, and it’s an area she’s passionate about. Having just returned from parental leave, [...]

Upcoming Events

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Changing Lives, Changing Communities – Round 2 – Fraser Coast

30 October 2019 to 31 October 2019

What will it take to continue our work together to create communities where everyone contributes, matters and belongs? Come along and work together, taking your place to drive change in your community.

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2019 AGM

5 November 2019 to 5 November 2019

The Queensland Council of Social Service Ltd (QCOSS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday, 5 November 2019 between 7:30am – 9:30am over breakfast at Souths Leagues Club, Davies Park, Jane Street, West End.

We welcome and encourage members to attend.

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ACCAN’s telco rules workshop: Brisbane

11 November 2019 to 11 November 2019

QCOSS and ACCAN invite you to come along to our Telco Rules Workshop in Brisbane.

Joining forces for equality, opportunity and wellbeing

Become a QCOSS member