QCOSS has heard from people supporting place-based projects around Queensland that they would like more opportunities to meet, build shared understandings of place-based work, share information, skills and learnings, and identify opportunities for collaboration across [...]
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What could the Sunshine Coast community be like in 2041? What will help the community to thrive and stay connected? How will the community ensure that everyone is included? These are the questions the Sunshine [...]
We are very excited to announce the next stage of the QCOSS Movement for change – a series of Changing Lives, Changing Communities events in 13 locations across Queensland. These events will build on the knowledge gained and actions developed on the second day of the QCOSS State Conference – Movement for change that was held in Brisbane in May.
The journey of more than 60 Changing Lives, Changing Communities local champions began last week in Brisbane. The initiative is part of Changing Lives, Changing Communities – a partnership with QDN and ADCQ. It is [...]
Carol Major understands what community means better than most. She is a pillar of resilience and strength in the Woorabinda community. She has a deep understanding of the transgenerational traumas caused by the forced relocations [...]
Sharlene Hill recently graduated with her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care with support from QCOSS’ Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative. Sharlene said the extra support she received from Ros, a Project Officer for [...]
QCOSS is excited to be working with local communities in the North West Minerals Province to help create sustainable solutions and build resilient, prosperous communities. Along with the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, [...]
While QCOSS' vision - for a Queensland free of poverty and disadvantage - remains steadfast, our approach to delivering this is sharply focussed on changing the narrative. During 2017-18, the word 'change' became part of our vernacular as we created new approaches to ensure every person in Queensland has a good life. QCOSS is proud to lead this movement for change.
As QCOSS embarks on a new series of tender writing workshops across Queensland, we feature a member who has won funding for Skilling Queenslanders for Work. Susan Beaton is a Development Officer at United Synergies. Susan’s [...]
The report builds on the knowledge gained through the nine earlier Scanlon Foundation national surveys (2007, 2009‐2016) which provide, for the first time in Australian social research, a series of detailed surveys on social cohesion, [...]