Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Domain: Family and connectedness"

Submission on Child Protection Amendment Bill

QCOSS has made a submission to the Community Support and Services Committee on the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020. Signatories from the Queensland Family and Child Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, Queensland [...]

15 January 2021|Post

Aimee’s update – 24 December 2020

In this week's video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh wishes everyone a happy holidays and outlines some areas of focus for QCOSS as we move into 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjnHCdFu1iY&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=CommunityDoor   TRANSCRIPT As the year draws to [...]

24 December 2020|Post

Our Response: Queensland State Budget 2020-2021

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on Queensland’s economy. Many Queenslanders have faced job and financial insecurity while confronting an urgent threat to our health and wellbeing. The Queensland Government tabled its 2020-21 budget on [...]

8 December 2020|Publication

The QCOSS 2020 State Election Scorecard

While all politicians may speak of benefitting all Queenslanders, people experiencing vulnerability in our state need sustained commitment.  QCOSS’ election priorities statement, drafted in consultation with our member organisations, lays out seven tangible policies that would support the wellbeing [...]

21 October 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 4 September 2020

In her latest video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the need for smart stimulus in social housing - including our energy efficiency proposal, and our partnership with the Property Council pushing for 53,000 [...]

4 September 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 21 August 2020

In her latest video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the Queensland Government's upcoming COVID-19 Fiscal and Economic Review, and our online event in mid-September which will examine the impacts of the statement on [...]

21 August 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 17 July 2020

In this week’s video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about our upcoming members-only webinar examining the looming ‘fiscal cliff’. To find out more about "The cliff? What it means for Queensland's Social Service Sector" webinar, click here. Aimee [...]

17 July 2020|Post