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

Aimee’s update – 19 June 2020

In this week’s video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about a major $100 million announcement into social housing, the Portable Long Service Leave Scheme, and the political donations and spending reforms bill. To find [...]

19 June 2020|Post

Aimee’s update – 24 April 2020

In this week's video update, QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh talks about the importance of stable housing during this public health emergency and the contribution QCOSS is making to ensure the safety of families across the [...]

24 April 2020|Post

QCOSS Housing Position Statement

QCOSS (Queensland Council of Social Service) has developed this Position Statement in collaboration with key housing stakeholders following the publication of our QCOSS Housing Policy Review in March 2018 (QCOSS, 2018). QCOSS believes that everyone has a [...]

10 August 2018|Publication

QCOSS Housing Briefing

QCOSS has been reviewing and developing a broad housing policy framework, and has released a draft Housing Position Statement for consultation. As part of this consultation process we recently held a Housing Briefing for housing stakeholders, concurrently [...]

5 July 2018|Post

Draft Position Statement on Housing – have your say

The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is seeking feedback on our Housing Policy Review and draft Position Statement on Housing. With a vision to eliminate poverty and disadvantage in Queensland, our interest in housing stems from our cost-of-living [...]

4 July 2018|Post

Emerging Voices

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 [...]

1 August 2017|Project

Choice and Control? The experiences of renters in the energy market

As the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) considers energy market reform and grapples with housing affordability, a new Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) report seeks to highlight the considerable barriers for renters seeking to reduce energy costs and usage. The ‘Choice and Control?’ report finds the combination of climbing energy costs and rapidly changing technology is putting renters at an increasing disadvantage.

11 June 2017|Publication