21 July 2014
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.
9 July 2014
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.
7 July 2014
Three organisations have received funding of more than $2.4 million to build up to 22 sustainable places for adults with a disability who are being cared for by their elderly parent.
12 June 2014
The department has released its plan for achieving its vision of the best, most efficient social services in the country.
5 June 2014
Queensland’s foster and kinship carers are now able to access a wide range of discounts and special offers at more than 4500 businesses across the state, as part the Carer Business Discount Scheme.
2 June 2014
Common forms of elder abuse include emotional, financial and physical abuse, and neglect. If you are concerned someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, make the call to the Elder Abuse Helpline for confidential advice.
2 June 2014
The Queensland Government will inject $406 million over the next five years into revitalising the state’s child protection system and better supporting vulnerable children and their families.
7 January 2014
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.