Changing Lives, Changing Communities: Round two (2019-20) What will it take to continue our work together to create a community where everyone contributes, matters & belongs? Across Queensland, communities are looking to work together to make a [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: People with a Disability"
A Matter of Interpretation – The Queensland Accessing Interpreters Working Group celebrates ten years
The Queensland Accessing Interpreters Working Group (QAIWG) is a coalition of non-governmental organisations formed to advocate for high quality interpreting, translating and culturally responsive services. QAIWG was formed 10 years ago in the wake of [...]
Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow addressed attendees at QCOSS Annual General Meeting on 29 November. He provided insights into the issues being faced by the LGBTIQ community beyond changes to marriage law, the potential benefits [...]
Having founded Sanctuary Family Solutions in early 2017, Managing Co-Director Kerri Gibson wanted to understand her local family support services better and find a role her organisation could take up in the community that supported [...]
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
The Getting on the NDIS Grid project was designed to inform people with disability who experience additional disadvantage, and who currently don’t receive disability services, about the opportunities that exist under the National Disability Insurance [...]
The 2015-16 State Budget revealed positive signs the Queensland Government is listening to the community services sector, however it is essential the sector and the community is engaged and consulted to ensure the needs of [...]
The need to ensure our social service systems protect rather than further disadvantage Queenslanders is core to the vision of QCOSS. QCOSS welcomes the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Draft Framework and the opportunity to provide feedback.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) welcomes the draft Framework for Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the opportunity to provide feedback.