In her latest video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the Queensland State Election, supporting our Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities, and our special NAIDOC Week event. Have you faced issues with service delivery [...]
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Message from QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh In February this year I was absolutely delighted to take on the role of CEO of QCOSS. Mark Henley provided QCOSS and the community sector with strong leadership for [...]
A second round of grants of up to $150,000 each is now available to help Central Queensland communities further recover from the 2018 Central Queensland Bushfires, thanks to a $4.9 million recovery package jointly funded by [...]
Every person in Queensland has a right to feel to feel included and participate freely in society. Part of this means people who are not proficient or confident in English having access to qualified interpreters [...]
More than one million people in Queensland were born overseas and more than one in 10 speak a language other than English at home. The rich diversity of Queensland’s population offers opportunities to advance our multicultural society [...]
A guide for engaging and working with interpreters in cases of domestic and family violence, and sexual assault
This QCOSS guide provides an outline on how to engage and work with interpreters in cases of domestic and family violence, and sexual assault. The guide provides information on who an interpreter is and how [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) believes the 2017-18 State Budget was, overall, a positive one.
QCOSS Cost of Living Report Issue 4 – Special Edition: the cost of living and age pensioner households
QCOSS’ fourth Cost of Living Report – Special Edition: The cost of living and age pensioner households was released today as part of the Queensland Government’s Seniors Week, and draws attention to one of the biggest issues facing aging Queenslanders today.
QCOSS recognises that whilst this budget has committed to funding areas of great need, it also recognises the lack of an overarching strategy by the government to engage communities in the implementation of the work [...]
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.