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Featured initiatives

  • Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program — closing date extended

    24 April 2014

    The closing date for applications for the program has been extended until Wednesday 7 May 2014. This program is a great opportunity for young Indigenous Queenslanders to build leadership skills and experience democratic processes first-hand.

  • Make the call

    23 April 2014

    Non-physical domestic violence can quickly turn into physical abuse with sometimes fatal consequences. If you feel concerned someone you know is being abused, don't wait. Don't let concern become regret. Make the call to DV Connect.

  • Child Protection Week 2014 grants available

    16 April 2014

    Community organisations can apply for activity and regional grants to host events during Child Protection Week, which will be held from 7 to 13 September 2014.

  • Community recovery following a disaster

    11 April 2014

    Information and support is available for individuals and families affected by Tropical Cyclone Ita.

  • Nominations for Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors now open

    9 April 2014

    Online nominations are now open for enthusiastic young Queenslanders aged 12 to 21 years to champion the Queensland Youth Strategy’s six areas of connection.

  • Greater savings for foster and kinship carers

    10 March 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.

  • Queensland Disability Plan 2014-19

    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.

  • A new system to support families and protect children

    16 December 2013

    The Queensland Government has introduced three child protection reform Bills as part of the first stage of building a new child and family support system.

  • Is there room in your life to foster a child?

    1 March 2013

    Foster carers are everyday people who open their homes and hearts to help children and young people in need. Do you have room in your life to foster a child?