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

Aimee’s update – 3 April 2020

In today's update, QCOSS Chief Executive Officer Aimee McVeigh talks about Queensland Government's COVID-19 Senior's Taskforce, and what the Care Army initiative means for our communities. As always, if there’s anything we can improve or [...]

3 April 2020|Post

Water Code changes

In recent years QCOSS has broadened its advocacy in the area of essential services to now include work with water utilities, government and the community sector, to ensure that the rights and concerns of low [...]

1 August 2017|Project

Promoting multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region

On 23 June QCOSS and Centacare hosted a half-day workshop on multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region.  The workshop was well attended and focused on important discussions regarding ‘unconscious bias’, and the importance of increasing uptake and quality of engagement with interpreters.

28 July 2017|Publication

QCOSS Commentary State Budget 2016-17

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 [...]

1 June 2016|Publication

Queensland’s wellbeing 2016: A QCOSS report

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.

1 April 2016|Publication