QCOSS Enews

Skilling Queenslanders for Work program
Published: Apr 2015
$60 million will be allocated to deliver a revamped Skilling Queenslanders for Work program in 2015-2016.
Collaboration Decision Support Tool
Published: Apr 2015
Are you considering entering into a collaborative arrangement with another organisation, or wondering how you can might go about working more effectively with other groups?
Next Step After Care
Published: Apr 2015
Young Queenslanders who have left care can now access support and advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling or texting 1800NEXTSTEP (1800 639 878).
QCOSS Submission to NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework
Published: Apr 2015
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities. The Scheme is being progressively rolled out in trial sites around Australia.
Summary of membership survey results 2015
Published: Apr 2015
The results of the QCOSS survey of member organisations are based on 92 separate submissions. The majority of these organisations are Non-Government Organisations (84 per cent), small (1-19 FTE) (48 per cent), and located in SE Queensland – including Brisbane (47 per cent).
Game of loans
Published: Mar 2015
ABC’s Four Corners this week exposed the highly questionable practices of so called ‘payday’ lenders. The report found that a growing number of people are sinking ever deeper into debt because they don’t know what they are signing up for or the massive rates of interest being charged.
QCOSS calls on Energex to consider consumer impacts in their network tariff reform
Published: Mar 2015
Queensland network tariffs are among the highest across the National Energy Market and significant increases in network costs over recent years have been driving rising electricity prices.
QCOSS is helping to close the gap
Published: Mar 2015
QCOSS has a core vision of ending poverty and disadvantage in Queensland communities.
Public Sector Management Program - scholarships
Published: Mar 2015
In recognition of the ever increasing role of not-for-profit profit organizations in delivering services to communities, the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) has opened the Public Sector Management Program to employees of the NGO sector.
Speak Up
Published: Mar 2015

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