Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) believes the 2017-18 State Budget was, overall, a positive one.
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QCOSS recognises that whilst this budget has committed to funding areas of great need, it also recognises the lack of an overarching strategy by the government to engage communities in the implementation of the work [...]
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.
Despite early childhood being the most formative years of a person's life, inequity in terms of structural barriers, a lack of consideration for diverse family structures and cultures as well as underfunding is affecting the ability for some children in Australia to participate in this crucial time of learning.
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 [...]