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Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Child Protection Week 2014

Queensland will celebrate Child Protection Week from 7 to 13 September. Events being held across the state will raise awareness of child protection issues and acknowledge Queenslanders who make a significant contribution to preventing child harm and neglect.

Celebrate Disability Action Week 2014

Queenslanders will come together through a range of events to celebrate this year's Disability Action Week, 14 to 20 September. From art exhibitions and afternoon teas to sports days and sensory sessions, there is something for everyone. Find out about events in your area or register an event.

The Strategic Plan 2014–18 is now available

The Strategic Plan outlines how we aim to achieve our vision to be the most responsive and respected human services agency in the nation by enabling vulnerable Queenslanders to lead better lives, delivering better public value and reducing disadvantage.

Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors announced

Congratulations to the six inspiring young Queenslanders selected as ambassadors for the Queensland Youth Strategy. They have been chosen for their leadership and achievements in the strategy’s areas of connection and their great work in the community.

Caring for our Community grants open

Community and volunteer groups can apply for one-off funding to purchase essential equipment to help them provide services to Queenslanders. Applications close on 26 September 2014.

Queensland welcomes NDIA as we get ready for NDIS

Queensland’s preparations for the NDIS have taken an important step forward with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) confirming they will set up offices in Townsville and Brisbane in the next month.

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The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services works to make our state great by strengthening connections between individuals, families and communities. We strive for improved wellbeing, safety and participation of Queenslanders by providing and investing in quality human services.

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  • Current items

    • Community support services Posted: Friday 29 August 2014
      Expires on: Thursday 21 May 2015

      Find out more about the services provided and funded by the department in the community support services brochure.

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    • Expired items

      • Disability Community Event grants now open Posted: Wednesday 30 July 2014
        Expires on: Tuesday 19 August 2014

        Organisations can apply for funding to hold accessible and inclusive events during Disability Action Week or International Day of People with Disability. Events should promote social and economic participation and encourage connection with the community. More information.

      • Action plan to reduce violence against women and their children Posted: Thursday 3 July 2014
        Expires on: Friday 1 August 2014

        The Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022 was launched by the Prime Minister on 27 June 2014 following endorsement by all state and territory governments. More information.

      • New funding laws cut red tape Posted: Tuesday 8 April 2014
        Expires on: Monday 18 August 2014

        The Queensland Parliament recently passed new legislation to reduce regulation and red tape for funded community organisations and allow them to focus more of their time and resources on frontline services. More information.

    Last reviewed
    29 January 2014
    Last modified
    9 September 2014

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