Changing Lives, Changing Communities: Round two (2019-20) What will it take to continue our work together to create a community where everyone contributes, matters & belongs? Across Queensland, communities are looking to work together to make a [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
'A Queensland free of poverty and disadvantage' is the mantra by which QCOSS undertakes all its operations. During the past 12 months, significant steps have been taken towards the end goal. It can be a challenging path, but QCOSS has not wavered in its resolve to ensure we are making a difference to people's lives, particularly those who experience vulnerability of any type.
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
The Getting on the NDIS Grid project was designed to inform people with disability who experience additional disadvantage, and who currently don’t receive disability services, about the opportunities that exist under the National Disability Insurance [...]