What could the Sunshine Coast community be like in 2041? What will help the community to thrive and stay connected? How will the community ensure that everyone is included? These are the questions the Sunshine [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Domain: Family and connectedness"
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.
The federal House of Representatives select committee on so-called ‘intergenerational welfare dependence’ has released its final report. The committee did an excellent job reflecting evidence provided in submissions and public hearings, given the poor framing [...]
Everyone in Queensland deserves to live in a place where they can create a home – whether they rent or own their home. There are 1.5 million people who rent in Queensland and they all [...]
Are you interested in sharing your ideas and learning more about working on place-based initiatives? We heard from people working on place-based initiatives around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet and learn [...]
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 [...]
We call on the government to raise the single rate of Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments. Over 800,000 people, including parents, carers, people with disability, other people locked out of paid work and students [...]
Sharlene Hill recently graduated with her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care with support from QCOSS’ Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative. Sharlene said the extra support she received from Ros, a Project Officer for [...]
People in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay region have expressed strong opposition and concerns for the Cashless Debit Card Trial, a QCOSS survey has found. More than 100 people responded to the survey, with 75 [...]
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 [...]