Papers & Submissions

Feb 2017
Feb 2017
QCOSS urges you to take action to stop the Centrelink automated debt collection process.
Feb 2017
This policy statement has been developed in response to the issues below, with information provided by QCOSS Members, community legal centres, the welfare rights network and the network of national, state and territory Councils of Social Service. Minimal public statements or information has been released by the Australian Government.
Feb 2017
Register your interest by 3 March 2017
Feb 2017
The Salvation Army has launched its Switched on Communities education program to help people under financial pressure find savings on their electricity bills, including an electricity saving advice hotline on 1300 221 993.
Jan 2017
This draft policy paper has been developed based on stories and experiences from QCOSS members as well as work done with the state, territory and national Councils of Social Service.
Jan 2017
Following the deregulation of electricity prices in South East Queensland on 1 July 2016, the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has released a Scoping Paper outlining how they intend to monitor the market to ensure customers are benefiting from the move. This week QCOSS made a submission to the QCA which sets out a number of areas that must be monitored.
Dec 2016
Announcements made by the Queensland Government this year to ease cost-of-living pressures will mean thousands of Queensland households are better off in 2017.

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