Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Domain: Affordable living"

Problem debt

The post-Christmas/holiday and back-to-school time of year can be expensive for families in Queensland. Having to fork out extra money during the festive time can lead to problem debt. If you or someone you know [...]

14 January 2020|Post

Take action to make renting fair

As part of the Make Renting Fair in Queensland Alliance, QCOSS is encouraging people to express their views on the Queensland Government's proposed tenancy reforms. The response to the reform consultation proves there is huge [...]

4 December 2019|Post

Queensland tenancy reforms welcome

The response to the Queensland Government’s tenancy reform consultation proves there is huge support for change to our tenancy laws, to support and protect both the tenant and property owner. QCOSS welcomes the Queensland Government’s [...]

28 November 2019|Post

Rental reforms

Everyone in Queensland deserves to live in a place where they can create a home - whether they rent of own their home. QCOSS welcomes the Queensland Government's package of tenancy reforms. The proposed changes [...]

20 November 2019|Post

All Queenslanders deserve equal access to telco services

Every person in Queensland deserves access to essential services like telecommunications. Yet we heard stories of Telco’s irresponsible over-selling practices and poor customer service at a recent event QCOSS hosted with the Australian Communications Consumer [...]

20 November 2019|Post

The Debt Trap report

More than 20 consumer advocacy bodies from around Australia have released new data revealing that predatory payday lenders are profiting from Australians experiencing financial hardship and trapping them in debt. The Debt Trap: How payday [...]

19 November 2019|Post