Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

There’s no excuse for elder abuse

Elder abuse is often hidden away—people aren’t willing to talk about it, or make excuses to justify abusive behaviour. This needs to change. Everyone needs to know there’s no excuse for elder abuse.

Our history, our story, our future

Each year National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Join us as we celebrate our nation’s reconciliation journey.

Towards a Queensland action plan

The Queensland Government has outlined the way forward for developing an action plan to improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

$150 million for new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Wellbeing services

The Queensland Government is investing $150 million to establish new, community-run services to enhance the wellbeing and safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children across the state.

Mandatory reporting changes for early childhood education and care professionals

The Queensland Government has accepted recommendations made by the Queensland Law Reform Commission in its report Review of the Child Protection Mandatory Reporting Laws for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.

Take up the Not Now, Not Ever challenge

All over Queensland, people are taking up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence. See what others have done and share how you’re taking up the challenge.

My Home

My Home is a new care option that places children in the tertiary system who are unable to be returned to their families, with permanent foster carers.

Advancing Queensland’s child protection and family support reforms

Supporting Families Changing Futures: Advancing Queensland’s child protection and family support reforms reports on key achievements of the 10-year reform agenda to date and sets out the priorities for next two years.

Queensland: an age-friendly community — strategic direction statement

Learn more about the Queensland Government’s approach to achieving a more age-friendly state where people of all ages can actively participate in community life.

Forecasting the future – Community Services in Queensland 2025 report

We have partnered with the Community Services Industry Alliance and Deloitte Access Economics to release a report to help the community services industry better plan for future workforce and business requirements in order meet the changing needs of Queensland communities.

NDIS set to roll out in Queensland

Queensland now has a signed Bilateral Agreement for full rollout of the NDIS.

Queensland Women’s Strategy 2016-21

The Queensland Women’s Strategy is a five-year plan for how government, business and the community can work together to achieve gender equality.

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