Child Safety Services

Child protection mandatory reporting obligations for early childhood professionals

From 1 July 2017, child protection mandatory reporting obligations under the Child Protection Act 1999 will be extended to include early childhood education and care professionals.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Wellbeing EOI open

    Expressions of interest are now open for community-controlled organisations to lead the design and delivery of new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family wellbeing services in 10 catchments across Queensland.

  • Care2Achieve: scholarships for young women leaving care

    Young Queensland women aged 17–21 years who are transitioning from care, or have left care to live as independent adults, can now apply for a scholarship to undertake higher education studies.

  • A new Hope and Healing Framework for residential care

    A new Hope and Healing Framework will be implemented across Queensland to strengthen the quality of therapeutic and trauma-informed services provided to children and young people living in residential care, supported independent living and Safe Houses.

  • My Home

    My Home is a new care option that places children in the tertiary system who are unable to be returned to their families, with permanent foster carers.

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