Paul Santiago is the Director of an organisation which is based in Riverview, Queensland.
Action and impact of QCOSS work from July to September 2017
The Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative held its second Residential in Cairns from 13 to 17 November. Sixteen students participated to receive study support to help progress their Certificate III and Diplomas in early childhood education.
QCOSS has contacted each of the major political parties that are contesting the state election in Queensland, and asked them for a response to the manifesto. Attached is a scorecard summary compiled from the two responses received to our election statement.
In the flood of interviews and information from political parties in the Queensland election campaign Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) sees some notable omissions. There has been no discussion on affordable housing and very little on how an incoming government will support Queenslanders who are doing it tough.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is ecstatic that the vote on marriage equality has come back with a resounding YES from across Australia today.
QCOSS is calling on the incoming Queensland Government to govern differently, to work differently, to truly lead our state into the future.
Fleur Johnston is the Managing Director of J&G Consulting in West End, Brisbane.
Peaks election platform - Working together for the social and economic wellbeing of all Queenslanders
QCOSS has been working with 12 other peaks to develop a series of high level asks of any incoming government in Queensland. It is based on the QCOSS election statement in that is implores any incoming government to be a government that leads with vision, listens and acts together with us all.
Peak bodies representing the state’s property and social service sectors have united to call on the state’s political leaders to commit to boosting the supply of social and affordability housing across Queensland.