Changing Lives, Changing Communities Changing Lives, Changing Communities are 12, two-day events across Queensland, creating new ways for people – citizens, community organisations, the private sector and government representatives – to come together, envision [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Disability"
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.
WorkAbility Queensland, developed by a consortium of peak bodies in collaboration with key government agencies, aims to work collaboratively with key government agencies, with the sector, government and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to [...]
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released the 2018/19 Price Guide(link is external) which will come into effect Sunday 1 July. The update is more significant this year as the NDIA starts to implement the new [...]
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has come to life in Townsville and is making a big difference to people’s lives and to the community. QCOSS has been involved in community-led transition efforts in Townsville [...]
This web report uses data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) to examine access to a range of health services by people with disability aged under 65 [...]
This report makes twenty recommendations which aim to strengthen the effectiveness of the NDIS to ensure that children can be appropriately supported to reach their full potential. You can read more here: http://apo.org.au/node/122606
A national survey of students with disability has revealed more than 70 per cent of students have experienced instances where their enrolment and inclusive participation in mainstream schools has been discouraged. You can read more [...]
The disability sector has a diverse range of jobs to match across a range of life experience, skills and qualifications. The Careers in Disability website is the place to get connected to vacancies and opportunities [...]
Having founded Sanctuary Family Solutions in early 2017, Managing Co-Director Kerri Gibson wanted to understand her local family support services better and find a role her organisation could take up in the community that supported [...]