Publications

June 15, 2017

ECCQ submission to the National Consultation on Citizenship

ECCQ welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on changes to the citizenship test and application process. This submission focuses on the following new requirements: increasing the general residency requirement, introducing an English language test, strengthening the test for Australian citizenship and introducing a requirement for applicants to demonstrate their integration into the Australian community. Read the submission here.

June 6, 2017

E-Newsletter Issue 155 – May 2017

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

May 15, 2017

ECCQ Submission to Select Committee Inquiry on Strengthening Multiculturalism

ECCQ welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration regarding the inquiry into strengthening multiculturalism. Continue reading →

April 26, 2017

E-Newsletter Issue 154 – April 2017

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

March 23, 2017

E-Newsletter Issue 153 – March 2017

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

February 23, 2017

E-Newsletter Issue 152 – February 2017

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here

February 19, 2017

E-Newsletter Issue 151 – January 2017

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

February 17, 2017

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration inquiry into migrant settlement outcomes

People who have arrived in Australia as refugees or asylum seekers have survived adversity and, often, great suffering. These individuals have proven to be incredibly resilient and adaptable and demonstrate a willingness to “give back”. Despite high levels of motivation, settlement is complex and cannot be achieved with a blueprint process that can be applied to all individuals or all communities. Every individual will experience settlement differently and may have different understandings of the settlement process. Continue reading →

December 9, 2016

Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights on the inquiry into the freedom of speech

ECCQ is calling on the Australian Government to maintain the current protections in the Racial Discrimination Act under 18C. Section 18C provides important protection against racially motivated attacks, including hate speech, against members of Australia’s migrant, refugee and culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Read the complete submission here.

November 30, 2016

E-Newsletter Issue 150 – November 2016

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

November 24, 2016

Celebrating 40 Year’s of ECCQ

As ECCQ celebrates its 40th year of service to multicultural communities, we would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge this significant achievement with our members, communities and stakeholders.  This booklet includes messages, a timelime and pictures from the over the years.  Click here to read it as a pdf and click here to read it online.

We thank our members for their contributions, dedication and support to ECCQ and multicultural Queensland. It goes without saying, that collaboration, cooperation and inclusion builds stronger communities.

 

November 2, 2016

E-Newsletter Issue 149 – October 2016

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

October 24, 2016

Annual Report 2015-2016

This is the Annual Report for ECCQ Ltd which comprises the assets and activities of ECCQ Multicultural Services, Diversicare and Berlasco Court Caring Centre. Read it online here or download as a PDF here.

 

October 11, 2016

E-Newsletter Issue 148 – September 2016

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.

August 23, 2016

E-Newsletter Issue 147 – August 2016

ECCQ’s monthly e-newsletter has updates on ECCQ’s work, and what’s happening in the community. To receive our e-newsletter, email library@eccq.com.au. View this issue here.