Every person in Queensland has a right to feel to feel included and participate freely in society. Part of this means people who are not proficient or confident in English having access to qualified interpreters [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse"
More than one million people in Queensland were born overseas and more than one in 10 speak a language other than English at home. The rich diversity of Queensland’s population offers opportunities to advance our multicultural society [...]
A guide for engaging and working with interpreters in cases of domestic and family violence, and sexual assault
This QCOSS guide provides an outline on how to engage and work with interpreters in cases of domestic and family violence, and sexual assault. The guide provides information on who an interpreter is and how [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) believes the 2017-18 State Budget was, overall, a positive one.
QCOSS Cost of Living Report Issue 4 – Special Edition: the cost of living and age pensioner households
QCOSS’ fourth Cost of Living Report – Special Edition: The cost of living and age pensioner households was released today as part of the Queensland Government’s Seniors Week, and draws attention to one of the biggest issues facing aging Queenslanders today.
QCOSS recognises that whilst this budget has committed to funding areas of great need, it also recognises the lack of an overarching strategy by the government to engage communities in the implementation of the work [...]
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.
Focused on achieving the goal of increased participation in ECEC, the EMBRACE team organised the Embracing Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Conference, held in Brisbane on 17 and 18 November 2015.
This report - Homelessness in the Cairns region, Analysis of the Home for Good data, Registry Week (October 2014) - explores homelessness in the region, reveals general characteristics of the sample group in comparison to Queensland data, and some of the differences in patterns of risk, in particular between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous participants.
QCOSS Homelessness in the Ipswich region: Analysis of the Home for Good data, registry week (November 2014)
This report - Homelessness in the Ipswich region, Analysis of the Home for Good data, Registry Week (November 2014) - explores what constitutes homelessness in the region, a discussion of the general characteristics of homelessness in Ipswich as compared to Queensland, and some of the attributes that are unique to the area.