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Report: State of the Sector

11 July 2022 |Category:

The community services sector is the beating heart of Queensland’s economy. We are part of the largest employer group in Queensland. On any given day almost 150,000 people go to work in our more than 10,000 charities. Our essential work is supported by more than 324,000 volunteers.

Report: Water hardship in regional Queensland

9 March 2022 |Category:

QCOSS is exploring the experiences and outcomes for regional Queensland households who cannot pay their water bills due to financial hardship. In this report, we identify the hardship provisions applicable to regional water providers in Queensland, as well as the hardship support being offered in practice.

QCOSS 2022-23 Budget Priorities

18 February 2022 |Category:

Strategic, long-term investments in Queensland’s social infrastructure can end the housing crisis, expand low-income households’ access to the renewable energy revolution, and create good local jobs. These investments will strengthen Queensland communities, and those who support them, as we look to 2032.

Report: Living Affordability in Queensland 2021

13 December 2021 |Category:

In 2020, temporary COVID-19 income support supplements lifted many low-income households out of poverty, however after income supports were removed, these gains were immediately lost.

Submission: Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility

1 December 2021 |Category:

Young children do not belong in the criminal justice system, including prison. In consideration of Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 and following evidence of how best to respond to young children who engage in criminal activities, the Queensland Parliament should raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

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