QCOSS was invited to make a submission in relation to the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 ('the Bill'). In our submission we outline our position against the Bill. We used the Human Rights [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders"
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, and pregnancy support service improves the health status and wellbeing of [...]
A second round of grants of up to $150,000 each is now available to help Central Queensland communities further recover from the 2018 Central Queensland Bushfires, thanks to a $4.9 million recovery package jointly funded by [...]
Download the nomination and candidate statement form Register your attendance or apology for the AGM The Queensland Council of Social Service Ltd (QCOSS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.