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QCOSS update about the Cashless Debit Card
QCOSS Board Member Profile - Nadia Currie
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.
The National COSS (Council of Social Service) Network and National Shelter are calling for action from Federal and State Governments to renew their partnership to fund essential housing in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Are you passionate about social justice, driving social change and creating positive outcomes for communities? Do you have? Excellent community engagement and partnership development skills? Demonstrated skills working with the community sector or enabling place-based responses? The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is currently recruiting for two exciting fixed term Senior Community Capacity Officer positions as follows: One full-time - 38 hours per week fixed term to (July to 30 June 2019) One part-time – 30.4 hours per week (August 2018 to 23 August 2019)
An update about the work we are doing in the Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative
Staff Profile - Annette Schoone
The Queensland Community Services Peaks have been collaborating for change for decades, focused on some of the most vulnerable Queenslanders. Queensland’s Community Service Peaks are well positioned to use this collaborative capacity to support ambitious systemic reform across government, community and the private sector. Collectively we are more and can deliver more than if we stand alone. QCOSS, COTA, NDS, Volunteering Queensland, ECCQ, Community Legal Centres Queensland, QShelter, QDN, PeakCare, QATSICPP, CSIA, Health and Community Services Workforce Council, Queensland Alliance for Mental Health and Tenants Queensland commit to working together and with all stakeholders to implement successful reform in these four critical areas.
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released the 2018/19 price guide which will come into effect Sunday 1 July.
Strengthening our Place...an update

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