Submission: Emergency Services Reform Amendment Bill 2023

15 March 2024 |Category:

QCOSS welcomes the Emergency Services Reform Amendment Bill 2023 and recognises the substantial work that has underpinned these important reforms. However, the Bill does not harness the opportunity to more effectively embed community services into key coordination and disaster response activities.

Submission: Senate Select Committee on the Cost of Living

15 March 2024 |Category:

The scale and severity of the cost-of-living crisis demands an ambitious whole-of-government response. Opportunities for the federal government to work in partnership with state and territory governments must underpin a comprehensive and strategic plan to pave a sustainable way forward.

Report: Living affordability in Queensland 2023

29 January 2024 |Category: ,

The QCOSS annual Living Affordability in Queensland report aims to determine whether low-income households in Queensland can afford a basic standard of living. The 2023 Living Affordability in Queensland report identifies cost-of-living pressures associated with increasing accommodation prices and the cost of essential goods and services such as healthy food, energy, healthcare, transport, and digital communications.

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