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  • Protecting children is everybody’s businessPosted: Monday 14 September 2020

    Children are our most vulnerable Queenslanders and we all have a part to play in keeping them safe.

  • My HomePosted: Thursday 10 September 2020

    My Home aims to provide the best quality, lifelong care for children in foster care who are unable to live permanently with their family of origin.

  • Dramatic surge in Queensland parents seeking online support during pandemicPosted: Wednesday 9 September 2020

    The number of parents seeking online parenting support during COVID-19 has increased by more than 50 per cent, and includes a greater proportion of vulnerable families.

  • Improving child protection interventions and services for a child or young personPosted: Tuesday 8 September 2020

    In August 2020 the Unify Program launched its first Stage 1 product, Unify Multi-Agency Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN), to improve child protection interventions through increased visibility and transparency of information across partner agencies.

  • Growing Up in Queensland 2020: Interim Report ReleasedPosted: Monday 7 September 2020

    More than 8,000 children and young people told the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) about what it’s like being a young Queenslander, through their Growing Up in Queensland 2020 project.

  • How OPG supported Thomas' education needsPosted: Friday 4 September 2020

    When a Community Visitor from the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) first met eight-year-old Thomas, he presented with behaviours of concern. Learn about how OPG can support the education needs of children and young people, like Thomas.

  • Supporting vulnerable and at-risk adolescents in hospital emergency departments Posted: Thursday 3 September 2020

    A team at the Prince Charles Hospital’s Adults and Children Emergency Department (ACED) recently identified an increase in young people aged 12-16, who were presenting at the emergency department with multiple psychosocial complexities.

  • Changing Tracks, improving livesPosted: Tuesday 16 June 2020

    Changing Tracks 2020-2022 continues to set the vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people to grow up safe, loved and cared for in family, community and culture.

  • Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family strengthsPosted: Monday 15 June 2020

    A new initiative is sharing stories of positive parenting and child rearing practices from our North and Far North Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  • Carer Connect continues to improvePosted: Friday 12 June 2020

    Recent updates to the Carer Connect app allow carers to see information about children and young people staying with them for short breaks.

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