News

If you have received a letter from Centrelink and require assistance you can contact the following organisations.
In response to the growing concern about the Centrelink debt collection process QCOSS has authored a Policy Paper.
The New Year has brought new opportunities for Independent Advocacy Townsville’s Tania Brown to test out knowledge and skills gained from Queensland Council of Social Service’s 2016 State Conference. An Advocate/NDIS Appeals Officer, Ms Brown attended the two-day conference in Brisbane on a scholarship, an opportunity which has proved invaluable.
ACOSS calls on the Australian Government to immediately suspend the automated Centrelink debt recovery program that is treating current and past Centrelink recipients like second-class citizens. ACOSS also calls for the program to be independently reviewed.

Events

QCOSS Event: Successful... | New Farm | 15 Feb
This joint QCOSS and PeakCare one-day workshop will explore the many aspects of cultural inclusion in a community service setting. At the end of the day you will have a better understanding of the strengths of culturally diverse communities and how to appropriately include people from different cultures into your workplace and service delivery.
QCOSS event - Love your tender... | Online | 15 Feb
Get ready for a new year of writing successful tenders by signing up for this four session webinar series

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