Cohort: People with a Disability

Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: People with a Disability"

Changing Lives, Changing Communities… taking my place

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 [...]

8 July 2019|Project

Human Rights Commissioner addresses QCOSS AGM

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 [...]

21 December 2017|Post

Seeing the signs!

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 [...]

17 November 2017|Post

Emerging Voices

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 [...]

1 August 2017|Project

Getting on the NDIS Grid

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 [...]

1 August 2017|Project

QCOSS Commentary State Budget 2015-16

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 [...]

2 July 2015|Publication

QCOSS response to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Framework

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.

1 July 2015|Publication