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

Stop the debt trap

No-one should be forced to choose between putting food on the table or paying off their loans, yet that is the reality for thousands of Australians caught in the debt trap due to high-cost fast [...]

17 September 2019|Post

Raise the Rate

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 [...]

11 March 2019|Post

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

QCOSS member profile – Alan Le May

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 [...]

22 June 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

Strong steps towards addressing financial hardship

Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) welcomes the State Government’s moves this week to empower Queenslanders experiencing financial hardship. Following ongoing advocacy from QCOSS and the community service sector, laws introduced today will offer debtors [...]

2 March 2017|Post