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 [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Older People"
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, [...]
This report demonstrates that rent, rates, utility costs and motor vehicle expenses continue to have a significant impact on the capacity of age pensioners to [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.