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.
Each year, more than 400 young people leave care to live independently — a daunting challenge for those without family support. The aim of Transition to Independence Month is to raise awareness that young people need support and guidance as they transition to independence.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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. More information.
Grants of up to $3000 are now available for organisations to run community activities in May 2015 to raise awareness of, and help prevent, domestic and family violence. Applications close on Tuesday, 25 November 2014. More information.
Read how the Queensland Government plans to reduce the state’s $80 billion debt and free up funds to promote growth and jobs, and relieve the cost of living pressure for households. More information.