Regional rural and remote communities

With the most decentralised population in Australia, 47.5 per cent of Queenslanders live in areas classified by the Australian Bureau of Statistics as regional and remote. QCOSS recognises that Queenslanders in Regional, Rural and Remote Communities face additional and unique challenges in accessing quality services and participating in community life. QCOSS supports the expansion of the State Government’s Blueprint for the Bush initiative and holds a biennial Regional Conference.

A look at strengthening our place: QCOSS State Conference 2018 Survey results
Published: Sep 2018
At the annual QCOSS State Conference in May this year, we asked attendees to answer some survey questions about their experiences with place-based work. Here is an amalgamated look at some of the interesting responses we received.
Rural Women's Language Needs - survey
Published: Mar 2015
The Queensland Accessing Interpreters Working Group, convened by QCOSS, is seeking information about the language support needs of migrant, refugee and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women with a disability living in rural and regional areas of the State.
Report QCOSS Forums 2011
Published: Nov 2011