The department is undertaking a public consultation for the review of the Child Protection Act 1999. This review will ensure that Queensland has a contemporary legislative framework that underpins the new child and family support system.
Learn new skills to raise happy, healthy children and help your family thrive. The Triple P Positive Parenting Program is now free for all Queensland parents and carers of children up to 16 years.
Queensland will celebrate Child Protection Week from 6 to 12 September. Events being held across the state will raise awareness of child protection issues and acknowledge Queenslanders who make a significant contribution to preventing child harm and neglect.
The Queensland Law Reform Commission has released a discussion paper seeking submissions on its review of child protection mandatory reporting requirements for the early childhood education and care sector. Submissions close on 30 September.
The Queensland Government is seeking feedback on a draft engagement strategy for implementing the Stronger Families reform program. Have your say on the draft strategy by 13 November.
Cadetships are available for Indigenous university students who are interested in working in child safety. The cadetships will be offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their final year of a Bachelor of Human Services or Social Work, and who are interested in a career as a Child Safety Officer.