The Department of Communities' functions and responsibilities include services provided previously by the former Departments of Communities, Housing and Child Safety, Disability Services Queensland, the Indigenous Government Coordination Office and Sport and Recreation.
Information about the department's structure, regional boundaries, and our commitments, goals and priorities.
Minister for Community Services and Housing and Minister for Women.
Department of Communities message from the Director-General.
A list of key legislation that the department is responsible for administering (or jointly administering).
The Right to Information is the Queensland Government's approach to giving the community greater access to information.
The Department of Communities Agency Budget Highlights 2010-11.
The annual report provides an account of the operational and financial performance of the department. It also provides an analysis of the department's performance against the strategies in the Strategic Plan and enables the Ministers and Parliament to assess the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the department.
Information about the local government areas included in each of the seven Department of Communities regions.
Information about the department's corporate plan.
The Community Services Information System (COMSIS) has been developed and released to the sector as part of the Department of Communities' commitment to the Queensland Compact.
Information about a career with the Department of Communities including career options, salary, leave entitlements, study assistance, superannuation and other flexible and rewarding employment conditions.
Funding available, service improvement measures, approved service providers, service agreements, non-government access to interpreting service.
The events listed on this page are related to the Department of Communities portfolio and are coordinated by various community groups and organisations or directly by the department.
The role, membership and priority areas of the councils such as Multicultural Community Ministerial Advisory Committee; Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council; Queensland Disability Advisory Council and Housing Reference Group.
The Department of Communities is committed to providing a high level of service to its clients and respects the rights of individuals to provide feedback on the department's actions, services or products.