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We are calling on the government to raise the single rate of Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments.
QEAS have this week published a comprehensive list of changes coming into the next financial year. We thought you might be interested in the changes that will impact cost-of-living pressures in your communities:
QCOSS stand firm in our opposition to the Cashless Debit Card trial in Bundaberg and Hervey Bay and we are asking our members to stand with us.
The Palaszczuk Government has delivered another budget that is in their words unashamedly all about jobs and infrastructure. With the State’s unemployment projected to remain above six per cent, this focus is not surprising. We know that having a job is crucial for social and economic inclusion and individual wellbeing. It is also encouraging to see that 65 per cent of this infrastructure spending will be in the regions where people are doing it tougher.
QCOSS Member Profile - Alicia Weiderman
Strengthening our Place...an update
Vita is Principal, Business + Family by Family, at The Australian Centre for Social Innovation and leads on developing and implementing strategies to further spread and scale Family by Family – so that more families can thrive.
QCOSS Member Profile - Dr Aastha Malhotra
QCOSS has been reviewing and developing a broad housing policy framework, and has released a draft Housing Position Statement for consultation.
Strengthening our Place - a place-based initiative

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