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A spontaneous decision to apply for work at a children’s summer camp in the United States shifted the course of QCOSS Board Member Anita Veivers’ life.
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) welcomes the State Government’s moves this week to empower Queenslanders experiencing financial hardship.
NCOSS and QCOSS make a submission to the Australian Government about social investment and the role the government can play.
Nominations for the 2017 Queensland Reconciliation Awards are now open. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the awards recognised businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and partnerships that had strived for unity and reconciliation.
Patrick Bulman has travelled the world helping people with a mental illness: his early career as a psychiatric nurse evolving into roles in the aged care and community service sectors.
On 17 February the national Councils of Social Service called on the Hon Christian Porter, Minister for Social Services to recommit to the National Affordable Housing Agreement in response to media reports that the agreement would be unfunded in the Australian Budget in May.
The 2016 QCOSS State Conference has set off a chain reaction that is helping re-shape Gladstone-based Roseberry Community Services.
A recent rebranding of her organisation made Julie Theakston all the more receptive to the ideas presented at Queensland Council of Social Service’s 2016 State Conference.
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.

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