In consultation with our members, QCOSS has made a submission to the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs on its ‘Growing Child Safe [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Young People 12-25"
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 that [...]
QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh said yesterday’s announcement to further tighten youth justice laws will not prevent crime. “The only way to reduce youth crime is to put [...]
QCOSS has made a submission to the Community Support and Services Committee on the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020. Signatories from the [...]
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 [...]
Every child and young person deserves a healthy, safe upbringing with the opportunity to be well educated, and to feel pride in their culture and identity. [...]
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 [...]
The Emerging Voices project was designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. [...]
On 23 June QCOSS and Centacare hosted a half-day workshop on multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region. The workshop was well attended and focused on important discussions regarding ‘unconscious bias’, and the importance of increasing uptake and quality of engagement with interpreters.
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.