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 [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders"
Carol Major understands what community means better than most. She is a pillar of resilience and strength in the Woorabinda community. She has a deep understanding of the transgenerational traumas caused by the forced relocations [...]
QCOSS is excited to be working with local communities in the North West Minerals Province to help create sustainable solutions and build resilient, prosperous communities. Along with the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, [...]
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.
6 February 2018 Dear Prime Minister The National COSS (Councils of Social Service) Network is working towards a just, inclusive and sustainable Australia where everyone can exercise their inalienable human rights, has equal access to [...]
Since 2016, QCOSS has partnered with the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to build the capacity of local communities to lead and implement place-based responses to the increasing number of children entering the child [...]
My Life My Lead – Opportunities for strengthening approaches to the social determinants and cultural determinants of Indigenous health: report on the national consultations December 2017. This Consultation Report is an account of what was [...]
This research argues that there is definite potential for Indigenous-owned business to act as a major stimulant for economic development. You can read more here: http://apo.org.au/node/121531
This bulletin presents previously unpublished national trends in the number and rate of children admitted to out-of-home care (OOHC) by age and Indigenous status, from 2011–12 to 2015–16. You can read more here: http://apo.org.au/node/117331