Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Disability and Community Care

Elderly Parent Carer Innovation Trial funding available

One-off capital grants up to $1 million and small grants up to $50,000 are available to trial innovative projects to assist elderly parents to secure sustainable living arrangements for their adult sons or daughters with disability when they are no longer able to care for them. Submissions close 8 December 2014.

  • Queensland Business Leaders Breakfast

    Tickets are available for the Queensland Business Leaders Breakfast to be held on 26 November in Brisbane. Explore how the NDIS will open doors to new opportunities in Queensland’s economy, with special guests David Bowen (NDIA), league legend Mat Rogers and MC Karni Liddell.

  • We're asking Queenslanders to open doors....

    We’re excited to announce a new Queensland Government campaign inviting all Queenslanders to think about opening doors to the exciting possibilities the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will bring. Which door will the NDIS open for you?

  • 'My child has' information guides

    A new series of information resources for Queensland families of children with disability is now available. These resources provide practical information about the services and supports available and how parents can support their child’s development.

  • Positive Behaviour Support: legislation, information and resources

    The new positive behaviour support and restrictive practices reporting requirements began on 1 July 2014.

  • Queensland Disability Plan 2014-19

    The Queensland Disability Plan aims to ensure a successful transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ensure mainstream services and communities are accessible and inclusive for Queenslanders with disability, their families and carers.

  • Your Life Your Choice self-directed support initiative

    A new initiative has been launched to enable people with a disability and their family to have a level of choice and control over their disability supports and services.