As you are aware in 2017 QCOSS Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) collaborated with the Queensland Families and Communities Association (QFCA) to consult with neighbourhood and community centres across Queensland. This work, commissioned by the then Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS), was designed as an input to the Investment Management Standard (IMS), which is the Department’s preferred process for directing resources and achieving best outcomes for investment in program areas.
The Family Matters campaign thanks you for your continued support to address the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care. Right now, in 2018, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are 10.1 times to be taken from their families, community and culture.
Gabrielle Borggaard is CEO of the Domestic Violence Action Centre (DVAC) in Ipswich with a mission to be a passionate leader creating freedom from gender violence.
The Sunny Savers trial QCOSS has been working on in Cairns and Rockhampton has wrapped up for the year as an unqualified success.
Strengthening our Place - a place-based initiative
Post-election, welfare reform, Movement for change conference planning, QCOSS Pulse, Rural and remote workforce intiative, human services quality framework, Skilling Queenslanders for Work, Creating Thriving Communities and closing the gap.
Homelessness funding, Uluru Statement, YES, Strengthening our Place, AGM, Sunny Savers, QCOSS Staff reflections and election
Paul Tommasini is the CEO at inCommunity Inc which was formerly known as Ipswich Independent Youth Service.
Strengthening our Place - a place-based initiative
QCOSS is looking for feedback on its newly developed draft Position Statement on Housing and Housing Policy Review.