The Town of Nowhere campaign brings together a coalition of community organisations and everyday Queenslanders dedicated to ending our state’s housing crisis. We're calling on the government to take action by making a substantial investment in building social homes.
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Community building"
A rare opportunity to turn around youth crime in Queensland has been missed today following the release of “an extremely disappointing and concerning” state parliament report. QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh said the Palaszczuk Government’s approach to youth justice was missing the keystone to reduce crime.
The Supporting Diverse Workforces project is a sector strengthening program of work, supporting community services organisations in Queensland to develop their human resources capability.
To enhance best practice within the sector in relation to quality systems, QCOSS regularly convenes the Quality Collaboration Network.
Women and children being physically assaulted, families sleeping in cars, and elderly people couch surfing because they have nowhere to go must remain the focus of this week’s Housing Summit.
Key political milestones saw 2021-22 finish strongly for QCOSS and our members, with the federal election in May 2022 and Queensland Budget in June 2022 driving extensive advocacy for more social housing investment, increases to income support payments and cost of living relief.
Redland Community Centre team is spreading Christmas cheer to those in need with their Festive Food bags and annual Christmas gift donation drive.
In 2020, temporary COVID-19 income support supplements lifted many low-income households out of poverty, however after income supports were removed, these gains were immediately lost.
In a year where we have all faced personal and professional challenges, the QCOSS movement has worked consistently and optimistically toward our unifying vision of equality, opportunity and wellbeing for all Queenslanders.
As the world moves increasingly online, digital inclusion is necessary for people to be fulsomely engaged in economic, social and civic life. Despite that [...]