Youth programs which connect First Nations children to their culture have had long-term benefits on improving mental health and wellbeing.
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders"
In March 2021 QCOSS provided a submission in relation to the Interim Report to the Australian Government: Indigenous Voice Co-Design Process. In summary, QCOSS supports [...]
QCOSS does not support the Queensland Government’s proposed amendments to the Youth Justice Act. Our position is clearly articulated in a joint media release [...]
Message from QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh In February this year I was absolutely delighted to take on the role of CEO of QCOSS. Mark [...]
QCOSS was invited to make a submission in relation to the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 ('the Bill'). In our submission [...]
Wally Guivarra is the Quality and Compliance Manager at Mookai Rosie Bi-Bayan in Edmonton, a suburb in Cairns. The culturally sensitive accommodation, health education, [...]
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 [...]
This case study showcases an important element of place-based work and how a project came to happen for the Butchulla community. it also demonstrates just what can be achieved when a government body, a peak body and community work together.
Place-based approaches requires the wisdom, expertise, resources and shared responsibility of many. This QCOSS case study provides an in-depth look at how place-based approaches have improved relationships betwen community leaders and traditional custodians in and around the Darumbal community.
QCOSS partnered with the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) in 2016 to build the capacity of local communities to lead and implement place-based [...]