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.

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Latest News

"People are desperate. What tends to happen is families make sure their kids don’t do without at Christmas at the expense of other essentials – like rent, food, utilities, medication," - Carol Godwin, @Anglicarecq

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"Queensland really is at the epicentre of Australia's housing crisis and the outcomes we saw yesterday are a crisis response, not a road map to get us out of this mess," CEO @McVeighAimee told @TheTodayShow.

We need a long-term plan to end this housing crisis.

"What's lacking from this report are clear targets to build more housing," @QCOSS CEO @McVeighAimee told @7NewsBrisbane.

We need a long-term plan to build more social and affordable housing so that every Queenslander has a roof over their head.

QCOSS Events

Community Forum: Mona’s On Country program

6 December 2022

The On Country program is being delivered by Mona Aboriginal Corporation. It aims to build stronger cultural connectedness and self-identity for proud Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young people.

Understanding cultural humility and safety

6 December 2022

Cultural humility is a practice of self-reflection – it is an ongoing process of self-exploration and self-critique, balanced with a willingness to learn from others.

Trauma informed and healing informed practice

7 December 2022

Trauma is a term becoming more widely used and understood by the public, and something the community services sector has been learning about and incorporating into practice for years. But what does trauma and healing informed practice look like in a culturally safe context?

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