QCOSS’ 2021 Gender budget analysis report shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women’s employment and the state government must do more if the gender pay gap is ever to be addressed.
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The amendments to the Social Services Legislation Bill will increase waiting periods for new migrants accessing income support payments.
The Housing Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 makes detailed amendments to both the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRA Act) and the Retirement [...]
The framework found in Queensland’s Human Rights Act should be applied to strategies to designed to improve the safety of women, including responding to coercive control.
With more than $2.9 billion committed towards social housing in today’s state budget, we welcome the Queensland Government’s commitment to addressing Queensland’s housing crisis.
With more than $2.9 billion committed towards social housing in today’s state budget, QCOSS welcomes the government’s commitment to addressing Queensland’s housing crisis.
Queensland’s current housing crisis is now affecting a population larger than 96% of the state’s towns. Today, tens of thousands of people don’t have [...]
Greater investment in social housing will pull Queensland out of its current housing crisis and contribute to a stronger post-COVID economy, say QCOSS, Master Builders and the Property Council.
We are calling for A Recovery for all Queenslanders. The community service sector’s frontline response has made a critical contribution to Queensland’s successful response [...]
Alongside 12 leading community organisations, QCOSS is running the Town of Nowhere campaign, calling on the Queensland Labor Government to invest $4 Billion in building 14,700 social housing dwellings.