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New research study into RoboDebt

People in Queensland who have been affected by Centrelink’s automated ‘RoboDebt’ recovery system are being called on to participate in a research project. QCOSS is partnering with the University of Queensland for the project, which [...]

2 August 2019|Post

From Mark – 31 July 2019

An update on Raise the Rate How interesting is it that now the election is over federal parliamentarians are coming out in support of increasing Newstart and the Youth Allowance. Don’t get me wrong it [...]

31 July 2019|Post

Staff profile: Rodney Holmes, Senior Policy Officer

Rodney Holmes is a Senior Policy Officer in the Policy, Advocacy and Capacity team. He is currently working on our generalist policy work, encompassing housing and renting, income support, welfare, transport and justice. “I also [...]

30 July 2019|Post

From Mark – 17 July 2019

QCOSS State Conference - Leading change together: update I'm delighted to announce that Mariam Issa will be our keynote speaker for the QCOSS 2019 State Conference. Mariam is a passionate speaker, author, storyteller and community builder. [...]

17 July 2019|Post

From Mark – 3 July 2019

NAIDOC Week: 7-14 July Voice. Treaty. Truth - these are the three words chosen for this year's NAIDOC week, from 7-14 July 2019. These words were three key elements to the reforms set out in [...]

3 July 2019|Post

From Mark – 19 June 2019

QCOSS State Budget breakfast and commentary After the state budget last week we were underwhelmed by the Treasurer’s announcements. In this budget, the government has chosen to focus on business and industry, and systems at [...]

19 June 2019|Post

From Mark – 7 June 2019

Equality, opportunity and wellbeing I hope you have had the opportunity to explore our new vision and website. We are excited with the new look and feel but more excited about our new direction. Equality, [...]

7 June 2019|Post