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 [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Cohort: Young People 12-25"
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. QCOSS is proud to one of 20+ organisations and individuals [...]
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 [...]
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
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.
QCOSS has compiled the raw data form all of their Youth Renewal workshops across Queensland.
Queensland’s low-income earners experienced a recent reprieve in rising costs-of-living, but more pain in the hip pocket is on the way, according to a report released today. The Queensland Council of Social Service’s (QCOSS) fifth [...]