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 [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service does not support the introduction of the mandatory Cashless Debit Card announced by the Australian Government today. The Cashless Debit Card is intended to reduce the consumption of alcohol, drugs [...]
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.