In today's update, QCOSS Chief Executive Officer Aimee McVeigh talks about Queensland Government's COVID-19 Senior's Taskforce, and what the Care Army initiative means for our communities. As always, if there’s anything we can improve or [...]
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With so many Queenslanders working from home, in their own community, there has never been a better time than right now to reach out and check in with your neighbour. Life is changing rapidly and [...]
This week the QCOSS team has been working hard to share the latest changes and developments on the COVID-19 situation as they happen. In this week's update Chief Executive Officer Aimee McVeigh discusses some of [...]
QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh dialled in to Nova's breakfast team, Ash, Kip and Luttsy, on 24 March to talk about changes to Centrelink payments - the COVID-19 supplement, and delays in processing.
QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh spoke with ABC Sunshine Coast Drive presenter, Sheridan Stewart about the impacts of COVID-19 on the social services sector, and the many volunteers working on the frontlines of support.
In today's update, QCOSS Chief Executive Officer Aimee McVeigh talks about the Australian Community Sector Survey results, released amidst the unfolding COVID-19 crisis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2V0R-TnwLW8 Visit the ACOSS website to view the Australian Community Sector [...]
Dr Nora Amath shared an inspiring story about her family, and the local Redlands community at the QCOSS Changing Lives, Changing Communities event in Brisbane on 3 and 4 March. Nora, who works with the [...]
QCOSS media release: Survey shows Queensland community services and workers at risk from funding uncertainty
Queensland community service leaders are concerned the federal government has yet to commit to the continuation of funding put in place to ensure staff can be fairly paid. The community service sector provides homelessness, food [...]
On 20 January, human rights and civil society groups told a parliamentary committee the Palaszczuk Government’s Bill to limit political donations and election spending will have the unintended consequence of silencing charities and community groups [...]
From all of us here in the QCOSS Team we would like to wish you a safe and happy festive season. We are looking forward to 2020 and what we can achieve together. We wish [...]