It was an emotional day for Leonie Stevens, the Director at the Kirdi Mayarr Child Care Centre, a service operated by Save the Children in Mornington Island. It was Leonie’s last day working at [...]
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The journey of more than 60 Changing Lives, Changing Communities local champions began last week in Brisbane. The initiative is part of Changing Lives, Changing Communities – a partnership with QDN and ADCQ. It is [...]
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 [...]
By Vicki Smith It was a privilege to be invited to attend the 2018 QCOSS Conference held in Brisbane on the 16th & 17th May, 2018. The state conference attracts an enthusiastic cross section of [...]
Sunny Savers is an exciting project that is trialling the installation of solar panels on public housing properties through close collaboration between QCOSS, Department of Energy and Water Supply, Department of Housing and Public Works, [...]
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.
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
On 23 June QCOSS and Centacare hosted a half-day workshop on multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region. The workshop was well attended and focused on important discussions regarding ‘unconscious bias’, and the importance of increasing uptake and quality of engagement with interpreters.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) believes the 2017-18 State Budget was, overall, a positive one.