In her latest video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the need for smart stimulus in social housing - including our energy efficiency proposal, and our partnership with the Property Council pushing for 53,000 [...]
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In her latest video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the Queensland Government's upcoming COVID-19 Fiscal and Economic Review, and our online event in mid-September which will examine the impacts of the statement on [...]
QCOSS was invited to make a submission in relation to the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 ('the Bill'). In our submission we outline our position against the Bill. We used the Human Rights [...]
Wally Guivarra is the Quality and Compliance Manager at Mookai Rosie Bi-Bayan in Edmonton, a suburb in Cairns. The culturally sensitive accommodation, health education, and pregnancy support service improves the health status and wellbeing of [...]
It has been five years since Commissioner Tim Carmody QC handed down his findings into the child protection system in Queensland and set out a 10 year reform agenda to protect some of those most [...]
Every child and young person deserves a healthy, safe upbringing with the opportunity to be well educated, and to feel pride in their culture and identity. QCOSS is proud to one of 20+ organisations and individuals [...]
Everyone in Queensland deserves to live a good life, but many people on low incomes don’t have enough money to afford the basics. QCOSS believes accessing an adequate social safety net is a critical part [...]
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 Smith Family is a national independent children’s charity that has existed in Australia since the 1920’s. Queensland’s branch of The Smith Family is headed up by General Manager, Alan Le May who describes the [...]
'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.