Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

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. 

Family and Child Connect services to help vulnerable families

Another six Family and Child Connect services will open their doors across Queensland in July 2015.

Disability Community Event Grants open—apply now!

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.

Women of the World Festival 19-21 June

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.

Trust your instinct

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.

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week

Join the national reconciliation effort from 27 May to 3 June. Find out what’s happening in your area or host an event.

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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