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Seniors Week: 19 to 27 August 2017

Celebrate Seniors Week with more than 500 events and activities on across Queensland.

Changing Queensland's child protection laws

The Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2017 has been introduced to Parliament proposing changes to the Child Protection Act to keep children safe, protected and supported to reach their full potential.

Child Protection Week 2017

Child protection is everyone’s business. From 3 to 9 September, all Queenslanders are encouraged to help raise awareness of child protection issues by holding or attending an event and acknowledging Queenslanders who make a significant contribution to preventing child harm and neglect.

$5.35M boost for positive parenting

Triple P—Positive Parenting Program will continue to help Queensland mums and dads be the best parents they can be with free access to the program extended for another 3 years. Register today for a session near you.

Queensland Multicultural Awards

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Queensland Multicultural Awards. Read the stories of these inspiring Queenslanders.

Everybody has a role to play – All Abilities Queensland

Watch our video about the barriers people with disability face when they are seeking employment, hear from Queenslanders with disability, share your own story, and find out how you can create a more inclusive Queensland.

It’s Queensland Multicultural Month

Join in the state's largest multicultural celebration this August. With events on statewide, there's something for everyone.

Queensland Multicultural Month Business Lunch

Don't miss your opportunity to hear from business leaders about how to access new markets in Queensland and beyond.

Care2Achieve: Scholarships for young women leaving care

Young Queensland women aged 17–21 years who are leaving or have left care can apply for a scholarship to undertake tertiary studies. Applications close 1 September 2017.

Our way to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The Queensland Government in partnership with community organisations has released a strategy and action plan outlining how we will work differently together to improve life opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

  • Multicultural Events Grants now open

    Applications are now open for the 2017-18 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Events Grants. These events will celebrate and promote intercultural connections, and increase appreciation and understanding of Queensland’s multicultural identity.

  • Financial assistance for non-profit organisations

    If your non-profit organisation has been affected by ex-Cyclone Debbie, you may be eligible for loans or grants assistance through the QRAA. Logan, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast regions assistance just announced.

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.