It has been five years since Commissioner Tim Carmody QC handed down his findings into the child protection system in Queensland and set out a 10 year reform agenda to protect some of those most [...]
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Changes takes a lot of determination, and QCOSS has worked tirelessly across 2018 to advocate across a range of areas crucial to the wellbeing of every Queenslander. Here is a comprehensive list of reports, submissions [...]
My Health Record is a centralised digital database housing your health information. The information can be accessed by you, selected healthcare providers and various other participants in the My Health Record system. From 16 July [...]
Having founded Sanctuary Family Solutions in early 2017, Managing Co-Director Kerri Gibson wanted to understand her local family support services better and find a role her organisation could take up in the community that supported [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service is calling on the incoming Queensland Government to govern differently, to work differently, to truly lead our state into the future. Outlined in the QCOSS Election Statement – a manifesto [...]
We are calling for… a government that leads with vision; a government that listens; a government that acts together with us all.
This report demonstrates that rent, rates, utility costs and motor vehicle expenses continue to have a significant impact on the capacity of age pensioners to afford a basic standard of living. This is the fifth [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) believes the 2017-18 State Budget was, overall, a positive one.
Based on engagement with members and the work we have done throughout the year, the QCOSS Budget Priority Statement 2017-18 sets out what actions we asked the Queensland Government to fund in the 2017-18 State Budget.
QCOSS recognises that whilst this budget has committed to funding areas of great need, it also recognises the lack of an overarching strategy by the government to engage communities in the implementation of the work [...]