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 [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Focus Area: Human rights"
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The framework found in Queensland’s Human Rights Act should be applied to strategies to designed to improve the safety of women, including responding to coercive control.
About the project The Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) came into effect on 1 January 2020 and requires the consideration of an individual’s human rights in the [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) CEO Aimee McVeigh is urging the state government to listen to women and ensure rape laws in Queensland [...]
Introducing the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) The following resources are introductory and designed to introduce people to the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld). [...]
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 [...]
The Queensland government is proposing new rape and sexual assault laws. The proposed changes sparked heated debate from organisations, academics and individuals who work [...]
In the lead up to International Human Rights Day tomorrow 10 December, Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) acknowledges the first year of Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 being in effect. [...]