Queensland’s community sector works to improve the quality of life of people accessing their services, as well as the wider community. As per the [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Cost-of-living advocacy"
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.
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.
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 [...]
QCOSS was invited to provide a submission to the Committee reviewing the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021 ('the Bill'). In [...]
QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh has called on the government to take advantage of the current economic climate to make the substantial investments in public [...]
Submission: Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus Support) Bill 2020
QCOSS has made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs on the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Extension of Coronavirus [...]
On 17 April 2020, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) received a rule change request from the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, the [...]
Message from QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh In February this year I was absolutely delighted to take on the role of CEO of QCOSS. Mark [...]
While all politicians may speak of benefitting all Queenslanders, people experiencing vulnerability in our state need sustained commitment. QCOSS’ election priorities statement, drafted in consultation [...]