Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Income support"

New decision on JobSeeker forces people into impossible choices

Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) CEO Aimee McVeigh says the new rate of the COVID supplement for JobSeeker payment recipients will force people into impossible decisions and rip money out of Queensland’s economy. “The government made the right decision to introduce a [...]

21 July 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 10 July 2020

In this week’s video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the need to fund No Interest Loan Scheme providers as we continue to move through the recovery, and the upcoming day of action for the Raise [...]

10 July 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 3 July 2020

In this week’s video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the need to #RaisetheRateforGood, and our relaunch of the Community Door website featuring a fresh new look and all new resources. Visit the new [...]

3 July 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 12 June 2020

In this week's video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the Black Lives Matter movement, along with the Poverty in Australia report and the frightening reality facing many Queenslanders, even before COVID-19. We need [...]

12 June 2020|Post

QCOSS submissions to Social Security Inquiries

Our elected representatives need to act now and make decisions that prioritise equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person in every community. In response to this, QCOSS will be making four submissions to the Social [...]

25 September 2019|Post

QCOSS submissions to Social Security Inquiries

Our elected representatives need to act now and make decisions that prioritise equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person in every community. In response to this, QCOSS made four submissions to Social Security Inquiries in [...]

24 September 2019|Publication