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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.

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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.

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Latest News

Aimee’s update – 5 June 2020

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In this week’s video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh shares some important news about funding guarantees for the sector, and the part we’re playing in the Premier’s Queensland Industry Recovery Alliance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93HMmviO0CQ  

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Queensland Government honours funding commitments

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, QCOSS has been advocating with the state government to ensure funding guarantees will be made to all non-government organisations in the social services sector with existing Queensland Government contracts. Some services [...]

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Stacey Ross from The Centre for Women & Co.

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Stacey Ross (pictured left, with fellow The Centre for Women and Co. colleague Kate on the right) is the CEO and Changemaker for The Centre for Women & Co., a not-for-profit organisation that educates, supports [...]

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Upcoming Events

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Managing debt: Keeping the vultures at bay

9 June 2020 to 9 June 2020

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In this webinar, learn how banks, payday lendors, consumer leasing companies, Buy Now Pay Later and debt collection agencies are responding to COVID-19, including more information about hardship programs they are offering, as well as No Interest Loans (NILS).

Additionally, you can find out where to get help if you are struggling, what your rights are, and COVID-19 scams you should be aware of.

This webinar is open to people residing in South East Queensland, so register now. Be quick! We expect spots to fill quickly!

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SPER, tolls and other transport matters

16 June 2020 to 16 June 2020

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Learn how to deal with a SPER debt and the steps SPER has taken to help people in hardship, in response to COVID-19.

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Managing household energy efficiency

23 June 2020 to 23 June 2020

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Learn ways to save money with simple energy efficiency tips in this webinar!

If you are a self-read customer, it is important you understand how to read your meter. We will show you how to do this, as well as get estimates for bills so there is no bill shock when it arrives. We will also provide tips on home office appliance running costs, as well as health implications of energy efficiency. These tips will not only save you money but reduce your impact on the planet.

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