In late-September your organisation is likely to have received an email about preparing for Queensland’s Human Rights Act which commences from 1 January 2020. Non-government and other organisations contracted to provide services to the public on [...]
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Energy retailers are now obliged to implement new hardship policies that provide clearer and better assistance to customers experiencing financial difficulty. The Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Customer Hardship Policy Guideline requires retailers to ensure hardship [...]
Social enterprises can be non-profit, for-profit or hybrid businesses that exist to benefit the public and community and are established to address a range of cultural, social and environmental issues. The Social Enterprise Grants Program [...]
Our elected representatives need to act now and make decisions that prioritise equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person in every community. In response to this, QCOSS will be making four submissions to the Social [...]
It was an emotional day for Leonie Stevens, the Director at the Kirdi Mayarr Child Care Centre, a service operated by Save the Children in Mornington Island. It was Leonie’s last day working at [...]
Not-for-profit organisations in bushfire-affected Queensland communities can now apply for assistance, thanks to joint Commonwealth-State Government funding. Organisations in fire-affected Scenic Rim and Southern Downs communities can apply for up to $100,000 funding under the [...]
The Morrison Government has today announced their plan to reintroduce the mandatory drug testing bill into federal parliament next week for people accessing income support, taking particular aim at the Logan community. If the bill [...]
Download the nomination and candidate statement form Register your attendance or apology for the AGM The Queensland Council of Social Service Ltd (QCOSS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on [...]
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It has been five years since Commissioner Tim Carmody QC handed down his findings into the child protection system in Queensland and set out a 10 year reform agenda to protect some of those most [...]