Amanda Wright is a Resource and Development Worker at Gold Coast Youth Service Inc, a small, independent not-for-profit organisation which has been working to support young people on the Gold Coast for over 35 years.
The Productivity Commission has released its preliminary findings report on Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services: Identifying Sectors for Reform. The report sets out the Commission’s preliminary findings on the services within the human services sector that are best suited to the introduction of greater competition, contestability and informed user choice.
Some of the conference presentations are now available on the conference website.
We are excited to let you know about an opportunity from goa for QCOSS members to access $1,000,000 of free media space.


QCOSS event: Strengthening our... | Maryborough | 10 Nov
Come along to be part of a two-day event to find local solutions to strengthen child and family support services and workforce within the Rockhampton and Fraser Coast areas. Working alongside QCOSS and QFCC you will connect, learn and share information. You will then let your creative juices flow to come up with ideas to help children reach their full potential through the services they access.
QCOSS AGM | Brisbane | 30 Nov
The QCOSS Annual General Meeting will be held on 30 November 2016. More detail to follow.

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QCOSS Senior Manager Practice, Research and Policy ... QCOSS partners with goa ... QCOSS Board nominations ... Procurement meeting with Department of Housing and Public Works ... Entrepreneurial Business in the Community Conference ...
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Consumer Directed Care Forum ... Meeting with Department of Communities ... Queensland Government's Financial Inclusion Plan ... Switched On Communities ... Stronger Sector Scholarships ...
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