More than 8,000 Queensland families face eviction as the Federal Government phases out its National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) in the middle of the [...]
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Families face dire economic and social impacts for generations to come if Queensland’s record housing social housing waitlist is not urgently fixed. New analysis [...]
QCOSS and ACOSS are calling for the Federal Government to immediately increase the Disaster Recovery Payment to help people survive the massive hardships caused [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) CEO Aimee McVeigh has welcomed news that neighbourhood and community centres will receive $20,000 grants in recognition of COVID-19 pressures but said there must be a coordinated approach for the community services sector from the Queensland government.
Charities and frontline services are spending millions of dollars on personal protective equipment and rapid antigen tests as government tells the sector they will [...]
QCOSS’ 2021 Living Affordability in Queensland report shows many Queensland households are struggling to afford the basics.
Dozens of frontline community organisations have signed an open letter, calling on Queensland Senators to reject the Commonwealth Government’s proposed ACNC regulations.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) says the decision of the Meeting of Attorneys General (MAG) regarding the minimum age of criminal responsibility is meaningless. “This ‘announcement’ is just political smoke and mirrors. If [...]
New analysis from Queensland’s peak body for the community sector shows there are now 50,301 people on Queensland’s social housing register. Since 2017, the [...]
QCOSS has written to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk in support of an ACOSS call to National Cabinet to set vaccination targets for priority populations and to take [...]