The new NDIS events calendar connects Queenslanders with disability, their families and carers, businesses and service providers with NDIS related events across the state.
Another six Family and Child Connect services will open their doors across Queensland in July 2015.
Community, sporting and cultural groups, and other non-government organisations, have until 15 June to apply for up to $5,000 to hold an event during this year’s Disability Action Week or International Day of People with Disability.
Prepare to be WOWed at the first Women of the World (WOW) Festival to be held in Brisbane. This three-day event to celebrate women’s achievements will open a gateway to change in many areas of women’s lives.
Domestic and family violence takes many forms and can sometimes have fatal consequences. If you are concerned someone you know is being abused, don't let your concern become regret. Trust your instinct - call DV Connect on 1800 811 811.
Join the national reconciliation effort from 27 May to 3 June. Find out what’s happening in your area or host an event.
Young Queenslanders up to 21 years old and who have left care, can now access help 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling or texting 1800 NEXTSTEP (1800 639 878).
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.
The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services works to make our state great by strengthening connections between individuals, families and communities. We strive for improved wellbeing, safety and participation of Queenslanders by providing and investing in quality human services.
The department is committed to implementing the recommendations regarding managing information made by the Queensland Audit Office. Find out more.
Queensland foster carer Leanne Robson is the 2015 Barnardos Mother of the Year national award winner. Leanne has opened her heart and home to care for vulnerable children and young people for more than eight years. More information.
The annual report provides an overview of the services and supports we provide to our clients. It highlights our significant achievements, performance and financial position for the 2013–2014 financial year and outlines our key priorities for the upcoming year. Find out more.