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The Hon. Cameron Dick, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, with QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh

QCOSS CEO
Aimee McVeigh

Foreword

The 2022-23 Queensland Budget reflects investment that will improve the lives of Queenslanders. Health, local place-based infrastructure and supports for children and young people have all been prioritised. Bill relief for energy consumers and transparency in relation to community sector funding is also welcome. Unfortunately, the lack of sustained, increased investment in social housing means that solving Queensland’s housing crisis is not currently on the Queensland Government’s list of priorities.

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Short-term housing relief but no long term plan on the horizon

Today’s Housing Summit Outcomes Report delivers short term relief for Queenslanders living through the state’s housing crisis, says the state’s peak community service body. But the 45,958 people waiting on Queensland’s social housing register need houses built immediately, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh says.

21 June 2022 | Focus area: ,