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 Queensland Family and Child Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, Queensland [...]
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Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) CEO Aimee McVeigh has condemned the Liberal-National Party’s youth curfew policy proposal, the refusal of the Labor party to rule out implementing a similar curfew and repugnant comments about [...]
QCOSS was invited to make a submission in relation to the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 ('the Bill'). In our submission we outline our position against the Bill. We used the Human Rights [...]
It was an emotional day for Leonie Stevens, the Director at the Kirdi Mayarr Child Care Centre, a service operated by Save the Children in Mornington Island. It was Leonie’s last day working at [...]
It has been five years since Commissioner Tim Carmody QC handed down his findings into the child protection system in Queensland and set out a 10 year reform agenda to protect some of those most [...]
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
The 2015-16 State Budget revealed positive signs the Queensland Government is listening to the community services sector, however it is essential the sector and the community is engaged and consulted to ensure the needs of [...]