QCOSS congratulates the Queensland Government on the Child Protection Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 and welcomes this significant step towards better protection […]
As the world moves increasingly online, digital inclusion is necessary for people to be fulsomely engaged in economic, social and civic life. Despite that […]
This analysis examined the experience of Queensland households during COVID-19 and how energy supports are being utilised. This was determined by analysing results of the Queensland energy consumer and COVID-19 survey commissioned by a group of Energy Charter signatories as a #BetterTogether initiative on consumers and COVID-19.
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 […]
This report, commissioned by QCOSS and written by David Gilchrist and Thomas Emery at the Not-for-profits University of Western Australia (UWA) Resarch team, focuses […]
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.