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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.

Resources for youth support services

The Practice Guide for Youth Support Services and Youth Wellbeing Assessment: Common Assessment Tool have been developed as part of our renewal of youth services. These resources are provided to assist youth support workers and their organisations to effectively engage and work with vulnerable young people.

Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors 2014-15

Six Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors have been chosen to champion the strategy's six areas of connection and be positive role models for their peers, families and communities.

Youth online

The Queensland Government provides a range of information and services for young people. Find out more about education, life skills, health, family support, sport and recreation programs, as well as how to get involved and have your say.

Safer Schoolies Initiative

The initiative sees government agencies working with community organisations and local councils to keep schoolies safe and help minimise potential impacts on local communities.


  • Queensland Youth Strategy - connecting young Queenslanders

    The Queensland Youth Strategy provides young Queenslanders with the connections and support they need to reach their potential. Six Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors have been chosen to champion the strategy’s six areas of connection and be positive role models for their peers, families and communities.

  • Youth support services

    Youth support funded providers help young people to connect to positive family support, get a job or engage in training or education, lead a healthy and violence-free life, and have a safe, stable place to live.

  • Youth Support Coordinators (YSCs)

    Updates to the Youth Support Coordinator Initiative

  • Youth Housing and Reintegration Service (YHARS) and After Care

    The Youth Housing and Reintegration Service including After Care Service (YHARS) provides brokerage services and a coordinated and integrated case management response to the complex needs of young people aged 12-21 years who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness.

  • Youth at Risk Initiative (YARI)

    Features of the Youth At Risk initaitive and past programs to be merged. Program guidelines and protocals also available.

  • Youth contacts

    Central and regional office youth contacts.

Find more services

To assist young Queenslanders to access information about government-supported services and activities, the following services can now be accessed from the Queensland Government website at www.qld.gov.au.

You can find out about more services for young people at www.qld.gov.au/youth.

Find more services

To assist young Queenslanders to access information about government-supported services and activities, the following services can now be accessed from the Queensland Government website at www.qld.gov.au.

You can find out about more services for young people at www.qld.gov.au/youth.