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  • 'Safe & Together’ Training for Child Protection LawyersPosted: Monday 17 June 2019

    The Office of the Child and Family Official Solicitor has joined with the Safe & Together Institute to design and deliver training for child protection and family lawyers in Queensland.

  • Finding support for DV is now easierPosted: Monday 17 June 2019

    A new digital solution offering support to people experiencing or impacted by domestic and family violence has been launched in Queensland.

  • New Permanent Care TeamPosted: Monday 17 June 2019

    The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women has expanded Adoption Services to become Adoption and Permanent Care Services with the establishment of a Permanent Care Team in the unit.

  • What is an OPG Child Advocate Legal Officer?Posted: Monday 17 June 2019

    Child Advocate Legal Officers are lawyers from the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) who advocate for the rights of individual children and young people in the child protection system.

  • Work where your story makes a differencePosted: Monday 17 June 2019

    The Queensland Family and Child Commission has launched a program to champion the increase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the sector and working where their story makes a difference.

  • Just how far do the Office of the Public Guardian’s Community Visitors go to advocate for children?Posted: Monday 4 March 2019

    One of the key roles of the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is to protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of children in care, through the Community Visitor Program.

  • New Zealand's Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children visits BrisbanePosted: Monday 4 March 2019

    In February 2019, two senior staff members from Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children travelled the 2000km journey 'across the ditch' for a whirlwind visit to Brisbane to learn how Queensland supports young people who are leaving care and those who have left care.

  • Help stop parent burnoutPosted: Monday 3 December 2018

    Stressed parents might think they don't have time to do the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, now realising it can make their lives easier.

  • Navigate your HealthPosted: Monday 3 December 2018

    The Navigate your Health initiative is a two-year project that will provide children and young people in care with improved access to health checks, referrals and health care coordination support.

  • Our Watch respectful relationships education whole-school approachPosted: Monday 3 December 2018

    Department of Education and Our Watch are trialling a whole-school approach to respectful relationships education in 10 primary schools statewide.

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