Cybele Koning is the CEO of Caxton Legal Centre, a community legal centre which has been operating for more than 40 years, and provides legal assistance and social work supports to thousands of vulnerable Queenslanders. [...]
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‘Staying the course’ has been the Treasurer’s catch cry for the 2019-20 budget, and it’s true we see few new ideas in this spend. QCOSS has asked – what is that course and we think [...]
QCOSS welcomes the Queensland Productivity Commission’s release of its draft report into Imprisonment and Recidivism. Several of our suggestions from the QCOSS submission are specifically referenced by the report, including changing the counter-productive ‘tough on [...]
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) welcomes the government’s decision today to simplify the application process for emergency financial assistance for energy bills. The Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme (HEEAS) is designed to support low-income Queenslanders [...]
QCOSS crime prevention: Submission to the inquiry on strategies to prevent and reduce criminal activity in Queensland
QCOSS' states in this latest submission that criminal activity cannot be completely reduced or prevented if the underlying risk factors associatd with criminal behaviour such as disadvantage and poverty are invested in.