In a year that the tenacity and resilience of the sector was so evident, it’s been humbling to collaborate with and advocate for the organisations who are there for Queenslanders when things get tough. In that vein, 2022-23 was a year where QCOSS celebrated the work, and workers, of our sector.
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Community Development"
In 2022, Queensland communities moved through the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a series of devastating natural disasters throughout the state, and navigated the deepening housing and cost-of-living crises. Difficult times, however, also brought communities closer together.
The Supporting Diverse Workforces project is a sector strengthening program of work, supporting community services organisations in Queensland to develop their human resources capability.
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.
QCOSS endorses CLCQ’s response to this consultation which identifies the needs and emerging issues of the community legal sector and makes practical recommendations aligned to the National Strategic Framework for Legal Assistance.
As the world moves increasingly online, digital inclusion is necessary for people to be fulsomely engaged in economic, social and civic life. Despite that [...]
Understanding the characteristics, experience and perspectives of consumers is an important element of designing products and services that are fit for purpose.
Queensland’s community sector works to improve the quality of life of people accessing their services, as well as the wider community, holding crucial keys to unlocking the state’s full potential for growth and prosperity.
This report, commissioned by QCOSS and written by David Gilchrist and Thomas Emery at the Not-for-profits University of Western Australia (UWA) Resarch team, focuses [...]
QCOSS’ 2021 Gender budget analysis report shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women’s employment and the state government must do more if the gender pay gap is ever to be addressed.