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


Latest News

[email protected] survey finds 96% of people surveyed on income support live in #housingstress and that the inability to cover the cost of living harmed their physical and mental health. #RaisetheRate #EndChildPoverty https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/sep/26/welfare-recipients-skipping-medication-meals-and-hot-showers-due-to-cost-of-living-survey-finds?CMP=share_btn_tw

Contributed to the Australian Community Sector Survey? Submissions close 7 Oct - higher response rate gives us stronger research to deliver long-lasting benefits for our sector: https://bit.ly/ACSS22tw @SACOSS @_NCOSS_ @TasCOSS @QCOSS_ @NTCOSS @VCOSS @WACOSS @ACTCOSS

Queensland's housing crisis hasn't just come out of nowhere.

"The recent Auditor-General's report shows that the Qld Government had done no forecasting of future need," QCOSS CEO @McVeighAimee said.

#housingSummit #HousingCrisis #TownofNowhere

QCOSS Events

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Unpacking Automation in Social Services

18 October 2022

In support of Anti-Poverty Week 2022, QCOSS is pleased to partner with the University of Queensland’s ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision Making and Society, to deliver a roundtable with Professor Virginia Eubanks.

Quality Collaboration Network: Lean Six Sigma

19 October 2022

The Quality Collaboration Network is a peer-led network for those involved in implementing the Human Services Quality Framework within their organisation.

Benefits of Rooftop Solar for Community Housing Providers

3 November 2022

This webinar will assist community organisations, and particularly housing providers, to understand how new solar technology can provide major and long-term benefits to community housing residents.

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