Health justice partnerships have been emerging across Australia since 2012, as a highly innovative model of collaboration between health and human services. QCOSS was delighted to be involved in hosting a conversation in conjunction with Health Justice Australia and Community Legal Centres Queensland around health justice partnerships
As leaders from the community and health sectors, we unite to condemn repeated attacks by the federal government on people living in poverty. We stand together to say enough is enough. Social security is a right.
Aon are proudly QCOSS’ approved insurance broker and with over 30 years of experience servicing the needs of NFPs, you can trust they understand your risks and have tailored their insurance policies to suit.
This week QCOSS talked to Lisa Hodgkinson from the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland. As the Seniors Week Coordinator, Lisa told us about her passion for COTA, education and social change through awareness raising events during Seniors Week.
This week QCOSS caught up with one of our members, Amanda Bradley from Children by Choice, based in Windsor, Brisbane. This is what she had to say about her organisation, its mission and her work there advocating for women’s rights.
Each quarter we publish our action and impact so you know what we have been doing and how it is impacting on people throughout Queensland.
Queensland Government media release - Asylum seekers given access to public healthcare in Queensland
The Queensland Government has approved providing vulnerable Medicare-ineligible asylum seekers with access to public health services at no charge. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick said there was a small number of asylum seekers currently residing in Queensland who were not eligible for Medicare and didn’t have access to other repayment options.
After years working across the business and not-for-profit sectors, Carolyn Brown and Mariejan Bigby identified a startling trend: ever-changing legislation was becoming a major hurdle for community organisations.
Australian Energy Regulator (AER) media release.
Organise an event for Anti-poverty week in October.