Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "News"

From Mark – 13 August 2019

Leading change together For those of you who have yet to register for the conference, now is the time to do so. We have a stellar line up that includes: ·Mariam Issa - speaker, author, storyteller, community [...]

13 August 2019|Post

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

Hon Coralee O’Rourke addresses the budget breakfast

The Honourable Coralee O’Rourke MP Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors Queensland Council of Social Service State Budget Breakfast 2019 7-9am, Tuesday, 18 June 2019 I would like to respectfully acknowledge [...]

19 June 2019|Post