Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Campaigns"

Make Queensland Fair

As our state gets richer, more and more Queenslanders can’t afford the basics. Right now, 2.6 million Queenslanders are concerned about the cost-of-living. QCOSS and our sector partners are calling for real relief from the cost of living crisis so Queenslanders can be Queenslanders again.

29 January 2024|Campaign

Advance to Zero

Advance to Zero (AtoZ) seeks to demonstrate that ending homelessness is possible in Australia. The campaign is a collaboration between a broad range of communities, organisations and individuals that are committed to ending homelessness. In Queensland, QCOSS are supporters of Brisbane Zero, Gold Coast Zero and Logan Zero.

12 December 2023|Campaign

Family Matters

Family Matters aims to eliminate the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care by 2040. It is led by SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, and is supported by a Strategic Alliance of over 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous organisations, leading academics and prominent educational institutions.

12 December 2023|Campaign

Everybody’s Home

QCOSS is a proud supporter of Everybody’s Home - a national campaign to fix the housing crisis. It was launched in 2018 by a coalition of housing, homelessness and welfare organisations to achieve the change needed so everybody has a safe and decent place to live.

17 November 2023|Campaign

Submission: National Housing and Homelessness Plan

Immediate action, as well as a comprehensive long-term plan, are required to address the housing crisis in Queensland. QCOSS welcomes the federal government's commitment to developing a Plan to address housing challenges, which must be a whole government plan and set an ambitious goal of ending housing need in Australia within a decade.

13 November 2023|Publication

Submission: Housing Availability and Affordability Bill 2023

QCOSS welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback about the Bill and the Queensland Government’s commitment to making amendments to the Planning Act 2017 to include a state-facilitated application process to streamline the assessment of development applications to the extent that it will accelerate the delivery of social and affordable housing.

10 November 2023|Publication

Power Together

QCOSS is part of an alliance of advocacy organisations who want to re-imagine and unlock the powers of renewable energy to reduce cost of living pressures for all Queenslanders, forever.

11 August 2023|Campaign

Raise the Age

Government must work collaboratively with children, families, communities and the community sector to design a framework and service system to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

6 July 2023|Campaign
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