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 [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Community projects"
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.
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.
The Creating Thriving Communities in Queensland roundtable was initiated and hosted by the Hon. Coralee O’Rourke, Minister for the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, and Mark Henley, CEO, QCOSS. The purpose of the roundtable was [...]
The Sunny Savers trial in Cairns and Rockhampton has wrapped up for the year as an unqualified success. QCOSS worked with the Queensland Government and Ergon Energy to trial a model of accessing solar power [...]
Since 2016, QCOSS has partnered with the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to build the capacity of local communities to lead and implement place-based responses to the increasing number of children entering the child [...]
Sunny Savers is an exciting project that is trialling the installation of solar panels on public housing properties through close collaboration between QCOSS, Department of Energy and Water Supply, Department of Housing and Public Works, [...]