The Queensland government must invest in strategic, long-term initiatives that reduces homelessness and inequality.
QCOSS supports the decriminalisation of public intoxication, begging in a public place, and urinating in a public place.
The 2022-23 Queensland Budget reflects investment that will improve the lives of Queenslanders. Find out which areas were prioritised in our full analysis.
Following targeted consultation with our members, QCOSS has made a submission to the Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce on women and girls’ experiences across […]
Strategic, long-term investments in Queensland’s social infrastructure can end the housing crisis, expand low-income households’ access to the renewable energy revolution, and create good local jobs. These investments will strengthen Queensland communities, and those who support them, as we look to 2032.
In 2020, temporary COVID-19 income support supplements lifted many low-income households out of poverty, however after income supports were removed, these gains were immediately lost.
Young children do not belong in the criminal justice system, including prison. In consideration of Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 and following evidence of how best to respond to young children who engage in criminal activities, the Queensland Parliament should raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
In a year where we have all faced personal and professional challenges, the QCOSS movement has worked consistently and optimistically toward our unifying vision of equality, opportunity and wellbeing for all Queenslanders.
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 […]