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From Mark – 6 November 2019

QCOSS Annual General Meeting Congratulations to those elected at the AGM to represent on the QCOSS Board. Our new regional Board member is Rachelle Patterson. Rachelle is the Chief Operating Officer for Human and Community [...]

6 November 2019|Post

Human Services Quality Framework (HSQF) support

Since 2013, QCOSS has partnered with the state government to provide a range of supports to assist the sector in implementing the Human Services Quality Framework (HSQF). This support ensures people delivering services have access [...]

5 November 2019|Post

From Mark – 23 October 2019

Raise the Rate campaign Last week during Anti-Poverty Week I was asked: “What is the definition of poverty and what does it mean to live below the poverty line?” While there is no ‘official’ definition [...]

23 October 2019|Post

From Mark – 9 October 2019

Portable long service leave Minister for Industrial Relations Hon Grace Grace has informed the Portable Long Service Taskforce that state cabinet has endorsed the introduction of a portable long service leave scheme for the social [...]

9 October 2019|Post

From Mark – 25 September 2019

Leading change together It was fantastic to see so many of you at our state conference Leading change together two weeks ago in Caloundra. We already have fantastic feedback around the richness of the conversations from the [...]

25 September 2019|Post

QCOSS submissions to Social Services Inquiries

Our elected representatives need to act now and make decisions that prioritise equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person in every community. In response to this, QCOSS will be making four submissions to the Social [...]

25 September 2019|Post

Leading climate change action together

QCOSS is proud to see people leading change together, as hundreds of thousands of people across the world prepare to take to the streets on 20 September 2019 to demand greater climate action in the [...]

19 September 2019|Post

From Mark – 11 September 2019

Queensland bush fires Our thoughts are with those people and communities under threat and have experienced bushfires in the past week. It is clear as we come into summer it will be one of wild [...]

11 September 2019|Post