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Featured initiatives

  • 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.

  • Apply for Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

    1 April 2014

    Applications for the 2014 program are now open. This program is a great opportunity for young Indigenous Queenslanders to develop their leadership skills and experience democratic processes first-hand. Applications close Wednesday 30 April 2014.

  • 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?