The Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate carers who have made extraordinary contributions to children and young people in their care.
The winners of the 2013 Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards are:
- Luse and Tartu Santos - Brisbane
- Jacqui and Wayne Grant - South East Queensland
- Leanne Shellard - South West Queensland
- Wendy Davies - North Coast
- Yvonne and Alf Pawlik - Central Queensland
- Sandy and Gary Cain - North Queensland (Mackay)
- Vera and Chris Neal - North Queensland (Townsville)
- Norma Jacko and Kevin Clyne - Far North Queensland
The winners were recognised during a range of Foster and Kinship Carer Week celebrations across the state.