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Glaring issues unaddressed in Queensland election campaign

As the clock winds down on the Queensland election campaign and costings are released, Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) CEO Aimee McVeigh is urging Labor and the LNP to commit to no funding cuts for the community services sector and to [...]

29 October 2020|Post

QCOSS condemns major party views on youth crime

Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) CEO Aimee McVeigh has condemned the Liberal-National Party’s youth curfew policy proposal, the refusal of the Labor party to rule out implementing a similar curfew and repugnant comments about [...]

23 October 2020|Post

Queensland’s community service peak bodies unite on election statement

In the lead up to the state election, 16 of Queensland’s peak social service bodies have joined forces to find solutions on three major gaps in service delivery – building more social housing, increasing funding for the community services sector and reducing the number of Aboriginal and Torres [...]

20 October 2020|Post

Labor party’s commitment to QCOSS call for support is welcomed

QCOSS welcomes today’s announcement of an additional $6.2 million to extend emergency support services to vulnerable Queenslanders from the Labor party.  The announcement includes $4 million for 20 community sector workers to provide financial resilience counselling to vulnerable Queenslanders, including helping them apply for no interest loans.  Funding support for [...]

12 October 2020|Post

Analysis shows moratorium must be extended

Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) and Tenants Queensland are today releasing an analysis of Queensland’s eviction moratorium. Analysis shows that demand for legal advice from renters has remained consistent throughout the COVID period, with [...]

28 September 2020|Post