The economic challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic means more Queenslanders than ever are under financial pressure, and the economic recovery has a long way to go. Federal and State Governments must ensure that people affected by the downturn are not left behind.
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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.
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.
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.
While the Federal Budget’s investment in services is welcome and will create jobs for women, it missed the opportunity to act on the housing crisis.
QCOSS has drafted a submission to the Queensland Government with key items we would like to see funded in this year’s budget. The community [...]
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on Queensland’s economy. Many Queenslanders have faced job and financial insecurity while confronting an urgent threat to our [...]
QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh has called on the government to take advantage of the current economic climate to make the substantial investments in public [...]