The Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative aims to provide additional study support to early childhood education and care educators in priority rural and remote areas of Queensland to gain approved early childhood qualifications. The Initiative has three separate but integrated elements, including the Rural and Remote Early Childhood Teacher [...]
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We are very excited to announce the next stage of the QCOSS Movement for change – a series of Changing Lives, Changing Communities events in 13 locations across Queensland. These events will build on the knowledge gained and actions developed on the second day of the QCOSS State Conference – Movement for change that was held in Brisbane in May.
Carol Major understands what community means better than most. She is a pillar of resilience and strength in the Woorabinda community. She has a deep understanding of the transgenerational traumas caused by the forced relocations [...]
The Energy Savvy Families Program helps give Queensland households the power to learn more about their energy use and manage their electricity bills. The program offers eligible customers a digital meter with no upfront cost [...]
Changing Lives, Changing Communities Changing Lives, Changing Communities are 12, two-day events across Queensland, creating new ways for people – citizens, community organisations, the private sector and government representatives – to come together, envision [...]
Strengthening our Place is a partnership between the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) and the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS). Strengthening our Place is a place-based initiative now in the third and final [...]
Since 2016, QCOSS has partnered with the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to build the capacity of local communities to lead and implement place-based responses to the increasing number of children entering the child [...]
This report argues that consistent face-to-face access to service delivery professionals is an important part of improving outcomes in small towns and in improving longer-term economic and social prospects in some of Australia’s most disadvantaged [...]
Students from regional and remote backgrounds face complex, multidimensional issues in accessing and participating in higher education. You can read more here: http://apo.org.au/node/117121
Sunny Savers is an exciting project that is trialling the installation of solar panels on public housing properties through close collaboration between QCOSS, Department of Energy and Water Supply, Department of Housing and Public Works, [...]