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  • Greater carer decision-makingPosted: Tuesday 3 March 2020

    We’re making it easier for foster and kinship carers to have greater autonomy in decision-making for children and young people in their care.

  • The HALT CollectivePosted: Monday 2 March 2020

    The HALT Collective is a collaborative Brisbane District community-led response to address the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in the child protection system.

  • Supporting children with high disability needsPosted: Friday 28 February 2020

    The Care Enhancement Project team’s work involves attending National Disability Insurance Scheme meetings across the state for children in foster, kinship or residential care who are living with disabilities.

  • Strengthening new Unify products through multi-agency collaborationPosted: Thursday 27 February 2020

    To enable the best outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families, the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women is replacing the ageing Integrated Client Management System with Unify, a new system that will be implemented in three stages over a four year period.

  • Genuine, flexible partnerships make all the differencePosted: Wednesday 26 February 2020

    “Pikinini blo mepla e propa important” – Our children are really important. The value of family, culture, and listening – to all communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities – was shown via actions as well as words...

  • Consulting with parents and young peoplePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Earlier this year, the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women’s South West Region established a Young Person’s Consultation Group as well as a Parent Advocacy Group.

  • Family Matters Report 2019Posted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children being over-represented in the child protection systems continues to escalate nationally at an alarming rate, reveals The Family Matters Report 2019, with Queensland the exception.

  • Forde Foundation grants surpass $3.1 millionPosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Established in 2000 by the Queensland Government, in response to Recommendation 39 of the Forde Inquiry, the Forde Foundation has just released its Impact Report 2018/2019, highlighting its achievements over the last year and its lifetime.

  • New trainers assist staff to address impact of domestic and family violencePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    More Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women staff will receive training in domestic violence informed child safety practice with seven new trainers starting in the regions.

  • Project Safeguard leads to significant outcomes for residential carePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Last year, the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women’s South East Region commenced its Project Safeguard pilot, which brings together a range of agencies from both government and non-government sectors to improve outcomes for young people in residential care.

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