QCOSS supports the Working with Children (Indigenous Communities) Amendment Bill's objective to improve the Blue Card framework to better serve the interests of Indigenous communities in relation to employment and child protection.
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander"
Wuchopperen Health Service is working with the community to administer COVID-19 vaccinations and break down barriers to access through culturally appropriate health services.
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.
Youth programs which connect First Nations children to their culture have had long-term benefits on improving mental health and wellbeing.
QCOSS does not support the Queensland Government’s proposed amendments to the Youth Justice Act. Our position is clearly articulated in a joint media release [...]
QCOSS has made a submission to the Community Support and Services Committee on the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020. Signatories from [...]
The economic and health crisis caused by the pandemic has reinforced the importance and role of QCOSS – as a channel for information dissemination and exchange, to hear and respond to the needs of our essential community services sector, to facilitate collaboration, and as an advocate for the needs of our sector and service users.
QCOSS was invited to make a submission in relation to the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 ('the Bill'). In our submission [...]
In our Priority Action Plan 2020, we are calling on the Queensland Government to set a bold vision, improve transparency, measure what matters and [...]
While QCOSS' vision - for a Queensland free of poverty and disadvantage - remains steadfast, our approach to delivering this is sharply focussed on changing the narrative. During 2017-18, the word 'change' became part of our vernacular as we created new approaches to ensure every person in Queensland has a good life. QCOSS is proud to lead this movement for change.