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

Report: Living affordability in Queensland

Each year, QCOSS produces a Living Affordability Report to determine whether low-income households can afford a basic standard of living. The 2022 Living Affordability in Queensland report documents the impacts of high inflation, rising energy costs and low housing affordability, which are key drivers of financial hardship for Queensland households.

14 December 2022|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.

29 November 2022|Campaign

State Budget 2022-2023: Our analysis

The 2022-23 Queensland Budget reflects investment that will improve the lives of Queenslanders. Find out which areas were prioritised in our full analysis.

21 June 2022|Publication

Report: Water hardship in regional Queensland

QCOSS is exploring the experiences and outcomes for regional Queensland households who cannot pay their water bills due to financial hardship. In this report, we identify the hardship provisions applicable to regional water providers in Queensland, as well as the hardship support being offered in practice.

9 March 2022|Publication

Urgent increase to disaster payments needed

QCOSS and ACOSS are calling for the Federal Government to immediately increase the Disaster Recovery Payment to help people survive the massive hardships caused [...]

28 February 2022|Post
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