Message from the CEO 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 [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Citizen-led policy development"
QCOSS is proud to see people leading change together, as hundreds of thousands of people across the world prepare to take to the streets on 20 September 2019 to demand greater climate action in the [...]
What will it take to continue our work together to create communities where everyone contributes, matters and belongs? Across Queensland, communities are looking to work together to make a difference, to create a place where everyone [...]
We are very excited to announce the next stage of the QCOSS Movement for change – a series of Changing Lives, Changing Communities events in 13 locations across Queensland. These events will build on the knowledge gained and actions developed on the second day of the QCOSS State Conference – Movement for change that was held in Brisbane in May.
Carol Major understands what community means better than most. She is a pillar of resilience and strength in the Woorabinda community. She has a deep understanding of the transgenerational traumas caused by the forced relocations [...]
Queensland Place-based Community of Practice launched The Place-based Community of Practice will bring together people, who share your interest in place-based approaches and are keen to learn, contribute and connect around this important way of [...]
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.
We are calling for… a government that leads with vision; a government that listens; a government that acts together with us all.
'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. It can be a challenging path, but QCOSS has not wavered in its resolve to ensure we are making a difference to people's lives, particularly those who experience vulnerability of any type.
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]