As the world moves increasingly online, digital inclusion is necessary for people to be fulsomely engaged in economic, social and civic life. Despite that [...]
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We welcome the inquiry into social isolation and loneliness as this is a well-known issue that can significantly impact people’s health and wellbeing. To [...]
Understanding the characteristics, experience and perspectives of consumers is an important element of designing products and services that are fit for purpose.
Queensland’s community sector works to improve the quality of life of people accessing their services, as well as the wider community. As per the [...]
The economic challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic means more Queenslanders than ever are under financial pressure, and the economic recovery has a long way to go. Federal and State Governments must ensure that people affected by the downturn are not left behind.
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As a supporter of the Hands off our Charities Alliance, QCOSS is asking the Australian Government to withdraw its proposed additional regulations for charities. [...]
Our submission responding to the Discussion Paper 2: Women and girls' experience of the criminal justice system is limited to the following points: Queensland’s [...]
QCOSS’ 2021 Gender budget analysis report shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women’s employment and the state government must do more if the gender pay gap is ever to be addressed.
The amendments to the Social Services Legislation Bill will increase waiting periods for new migrants accessing income support payments.