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, thanks to a $4.9 million recovery package jointly funded by [...]
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As QCOSS embarks on a new series of tender writing workshops across Queensland, we feature a member who has won funding for Skilling Queenslanders for Work. Susan Beaton is a Development Officer at United Synergies. Susan’s [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service does not support the introduction of the mandatory Cashless Debit Card announced by the Australian Government today. The Cashless Debit Card is intended to reduce the consumption of alcohol, drugs [...]
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.
Despite early childhood being the most formative years of a person's life, inequity in terms of structural barriers, a lack of consideration for diverse family structures and cultures as well as underfunding is affecting the ability for some children in Australia to participate in this crucial time of learning.
This report highlights differences in the cost of living in six regional centres across Queensland and how difficult it can be for some low-income households to meet a basic standard of living, simply because of where they live.
Queensland’s low-income earners experienced a recent reprieve in rising costs-of-living, but more pain in the hip pocket is on the way, according to a report released today. The Queensland Council of Social Service’s (QCOSS) fifth [...]
According to the latest income and expenditure data in September 2012, cost of living pressures eased over the previous six months. Our findings show that out of our three example low-income households, two are able to afford a basic [...]