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.
The new Queensland Government Protocol for Joint Agency Response When a Child in Care is Missing outlines the steps to be taken to ensure there are no delays when a child living in out-of-home care is missing from school or home.
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 the Roma, Mackay, South Burnett and Moreton Bay catchments.
Family and Child Connect services have now opened their doors to families at risk in Mackay and Cairns, giving parents access to the help they need to safely care for their children at home.
The Queensland Government has accepted recommendations made by the Queensland Law Reform Commission in its report Review of the Child Protection Mandatory Reporting Laws for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.
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.