Volunteer and former Olympian Simon Newcomb and his team of volunteers at the Centenary Rowing Club are one group to thank this week during National Volunteer Week.
The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services recently received a Bravehearts ThankShoe Award in recognition of its support towards helping vulnerable and abused children.
Three people with a disability will enjoy new opportunities for independence thanks to a state-of-the-art, purpose-built house opening in Cairns.
Child Protection Week aims to raise awareness that all Queenslanders are responsible for protecting children. Applications are now open for grants ranging from $1000 to $3000 to support activities that promote the protection of Queensland children. Find out more.
The Queensland Government has committed to actions to improve outcomes for people with a disability across education, training and employment, health, housing and transport. Read the first implementation plan to deliver on National Disability Strategy 2010-2020. More information.