Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Employment Services"

Annual Report 2017-2018

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.

8 October 2018|Publication

Queensland Neighbourhood Centres – Community consultation results paper

To inform the Investment Management Strategy process for Neighbourhood Centres in Queensland, the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) and Queensland Families and Communities Association (QFCA) facilitated five consultation forums across the state – in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Cairns, and one teleconference session. 82 per cent of the 122 funded neighbourhood centres in Queensland engaged in the consultation and participation was proportionately well distributed in terms of number of funded sites, regions and localities.

2 September 2018|Publication

Raise the Rate

We are calling on the government to raise the single rate of Newstart, Youth Allowance and related payments. More than 800,000 people, including parents, carers, people with disability, other people locked out of paid work [...]

5 July 2018|Post

Annual Report 2016-2017

'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.

30 October 2017|Publication

Queensland’s wellbeing 2016: A QCOSS report

The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.

1 April 2016|Publication

QCOSS Commentary State Budget 2015-16

The 2015-16 State Budget revealed positive signs the Queensland Government is listening to the community services sector, however it is essential the sector and the community is engaged and consulted to ensure the needs of [...]

2 July 2015|Publication