Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

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Trust your instinct

Elder abuse can take different forms, but you may not always be there to witness it. If you are concerned someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, trust your instinct—call the Elder Abuse Helpline.

Queensland Child Protection Week Awards

Nominations are open for the annual Child Protection Week Awards, which recognise significant contributions to the prevention of child abuse and neglect in the community. 

New Queensland NDIS events calendar

The new NDIS events calendar connects Queenslanders with disability, their families and carers, businesses and service providers with NDIS related events across the state. 

Next Step After Care

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).

Make change happen

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.

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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.

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