The Gold Coast Homelessness Network (GCHN) has coordinated vaccination clinics to protect some of the most vulnerable members of the community from COVID-19.
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Place-based approaches"
QCOSS is an active partner in the Gold Coast Homelessness Network – an incorporated body which facilitates working groups, activities and general collaboration across services.
Youth programs which connect First Nations children to their culture have had long-term benefits on improving mental health and wellbeing.
The economic and health crisis caused by the pandemic has reinforced the importance and role of QCOSS – as a channel for information dissemination and exchange, to hear and respond to the needs of our essential community services sector, to facilitate collaboration, and as an advocate for the needs of our sector and service users.
This year, QCOSS celebrates 60 years of service to the community. With the support of the community, community sector, government and many other stakeholders, for 60 years we have led, and continue to lead, the charge for societal change to help shape a better Queensland for all people. 2019 has been no different.
QCOSS has heard from people supporting place-based projects around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet, build shared understandings of place-based work, [...]
While QCOSS' vision - for a Queensland free of poverty and disadvantage - remains steadfast, our approach to delivering this is sharply focussed on changing the narrative. During 2017-18, the word 'change' became part of our vernacular as we created new approaches to ensure every person in Queensland has a good life. QCOSS is proud to lead this movement for change.
This case study showcases an important element of place-based work and how a project came to happen for the Butchulla community. it also demonstrates just what can be achieved when a government body, a peak body and community work together.
Place-based approaches requires the wisdom, expertise, resources and shared responsibility of many. This QCOSS case study provides an in-depth look at how place-based approaches have improved relationships betwen community leaders and traditional custodians in and around the Darumbal community.
'A Queensland free of poverty and disadvantage' is the mantra by which QCOSS undertakes all its operations. During the past 12 months, significant steps have been taken towards the end goal.