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

Annual Report 2022-2023

In a year that the tenacity and resilience of the sector was so evident, it’s been humbling to collaborate with and advocate for the organisations who are there for Queenslanders when things get tough. In that vein, 2022-23 was a year where QCOSS celebrated the work, and workers, of our sector.

6 October 2023|Publication

The Town of Nowhere

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.

21 June 2023|Campaign

Queenslanders let down again by government on youth crime

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.

10 March 2023|Post

Supporting Diverse Workforces

The Supporting Diverse Workforces project is a sector strengthening program of work, supporting community services organisations in Queensland to develop their human resources capability.

23 January 2023|Project

Quality Collaboration Network (QCN)

To enhance best practice within the sector in relation to quality systems, QCOSS regularly convenes the Quality Collaboration Network.

25 October 2022|Project

Annual Report 2021-2022

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.

6 October 2022|Publication

Report: Living Affordability in Queensland 2021

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.

13 December 2021|Publication

Annual Report 2020-2021

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.

21 October 2021|Publication
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