Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Children 0-5"

Supporting Families Changing Futures

It has been five years since Commissioner Tim Carmody QC handed down his findings into the child protection system in Queensland and set out a 10 year reform agenda to protect some of those most [...]

28 August 2019|Post

Time to think big about child wellbeing

Every child and young person deserves a healthy, safe upbringing with the opportunity to be well educated, and to feel pride in their culture and identity. QCOSS is proud to one of 20+ organisations and individuals [...]

27 August 2019|Post

Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative

The Rural and Remote Workforce Initiative aims to provide additional study support to early childhood education and care educators in priority rural and remote areas of Queensland to gain approved early childhood qualifications. The Initiative has three separate but integrated elements, including the Rural and Remote Early Childhood Teacher [...]

16 April 2019|Project

Strengthening our Place

Strengthening our Place is a partnership between the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) and the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS). Strengthening our Place is a place-based initiative now in the third and final [...]

4 July 2018|Post

QCOSS member profile – Alan Le May

The Smith Family is a national independent children’s charity that has existed in Australia since the 1920’s. Queensland’s branch of The Smith Family is headed up by General Manager, Alan Le May who describes the [...]

22 June 2018|Post

Emerging Voices

QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda.  Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]

1 August 2017|Project

Promoting multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region

On 23 June QCOSS and Centacare hosted a half-day workshop on multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region.  The workshop was well attended and focused on important discussions regarding ‘unconscious bias’, and the importance of increasing uptake and quality of engagement with interpreters.

28 July 2017|Publication