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: Disability"
Key political milestones saw 2021-22 finish strongly for QCOSS and our members, with the federal election in May 2022 and Queensland Budget in June 2022 driving extensive advocacy for more social housing investment, increases to income support payments and cost of living relief.
All Abilities Mackay's programs encourage children to learn through play and choose different sensory environments to suit their need.
Helping people with disability to better understand the NDIS, and providing access to free and practical individual support to apply for the scheme through the Assessment and Referral Teams.
This submission draws on findings from the Living Affordability Report and focuses on the eligibility criteria for the Disability Support Pension (DSP).
The economic and health crisis caused by the pandemic has reinforced the importance and role of QCOSS – as a channel for information dissemination and exchange, to hear and respond to the needs of our essential community services sector, to facilitate collaboration, and as an advocate for the needs of our sector and service users.
In our Priority Action Plan 2020, we are calling on the Queensland Government to set a bold vision, improve transparency, measure what matters and [...]
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.
'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.