News

If you were not able to join us for breakfast last week you can now see Treasurer's speech on StudioQ. We were pretty proud of the comments he made about the sector and QCOSS!
The 2016-17 Queensland State Budget is a solid budget for vulnerable Queenslanders. It provides funding for crucial areas such as prevention of domestic and family violence, universal access to kindy, investment in employment in regional Queensland and the provision of a range of social infrastructure across the state.
On 1 and 2 June 2016, members of the Townsville community were invited to join a gathering of people with disability, families, friends and interested members of the community to ensure Townsville is ready for the transition. We partnered with QDN (Queenslanders with Disability Network), Community Connections and Townsville City Council to host the two-day event with around 100 participants.
QCOSS are pleased to announce Aon Risk Solutions as our recommended insurance broker for members. As an exclusive launch offer for QCOSS, Aon are excited to announce a 10% discount on the current total cost of a QCOSS member’s current insurance policy*, when you switch or take out insurance with Aon before 31 October 2016.

Events

Sharing Social Business and... | North Ipswich | 6 Jul
The workshop will feature innovative housing and homelessness focused social enterprise initiatives, social venture funding information and advice that will support partnership, consortia, and service based approaches to create independent and sustainable Ipswich and regional housing and homelessness responses.
QCOSS State Conference 2016 | Woolloongabba | 7 Sep
The QCOSS State Conference 2016 will be held on 7 and 8 September 2016.
QCOSS AGM | 30 Nov
The QCOSS Annual General Meeting will be held on 30 November 2016. More detail to follow.

Latest from the CEO

This week in review ...
National Reconciliation Action Week 2016 ... Bringing the NDIS to life in Townsville ... QCOSS Budget Breakfast ... EMBRACE e-training modules ... ACOSS and the federal election ...
This week in review ...
QCOSS State Budget Breakfast - 17 June 2016 ... Townsville - bringing the NDIS to life ... Supporting Families Changing Futures ... QCOSS State Conference - Early bird rate finishes shortly ...
This week in review ...
Federal budget ... NDIS and Townsville forum ... Early Childhood Education and Care and the NDIS ... Connecting Communities Cairns Forum ... Domestic Violence Month ...
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