This info graphic highlights QCOSS' actions and impacts in the first quarter of 2017.
Events being held by QCOSS in April and beyond!
Robodebt program must be evaluated before expansion: Commonwealth Ombudsman COSS Network reiterates its call for program to end
The Commonwealth Ombudsman has released a damning report into the Federal Government’s automated Centrelink debt recovery program, known as the ‘robodebt’ program, calling for its evaluation before it is expanded.
Health Care Card holders and Asylum Seekers are now able to apply for the Electricity Rebate. For those who apply before 30 June 2017, payments will be backdated to 1 January 2017. This backdate is only available until 30 June 2017.
Energy Savvy Families Forum -... | Rockhampton | 5 May
Join CQ Financial Counselling Service and QCOSS to find out about the new Energy Savvy Families Program.
Energy Savvy Families Forum -... | Mount Isa | 5 May
Join Mount Isa Family Support Service & Neighbourhood Centre and QCOSS to find out about the new Energy Savvy Families Program.
Energy Savvy Families Forum -... | Manunda | 10 May
Join SHAC and QCOSS to find out about the new Energy Savvy Families Program and how you can refer your clients.
Energy Savvy Families Day -... | Mareeba | 12 May
Join Mareeba Community Centre and QCOSS to find out about the new Energy Savvy Families Program at the Stronger Families, Stronger Communities event in Mareeba.
Latest from the CEO
QCOSS action and impact, Concessions, Inquiry into service delivery in remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Senate Inquiry into Centrelink Automated Debt
Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Centrelink Senate Inquiry, Concessions
Out and about ... Cost-of-living work continues to be a focus ... Another win for QCOSS advocacy ...