Stage two of the public consultation to review and redesign the Child Protection Act 1999 will run from October to December 2016. Reviewing the Act will ensure that Queensland has a contemporary legislative framework that underpins the Supporting Families Changing Futures reform program.
Applications are now open for community grants of up to $5000 to hold events, projects or activities during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in May 2017. Applications close Friday 25 November 2016.
Young people leaving care need support and guidance as they transition to life as independent adults. Find out how you can help.
The National Youth Week 2017 Small Community Grants Program is now open. Organisations can apply for up to $1,500 to host an event around the theme ’Be Bold Brave You’. Applications close Sunday 4 December 2016.
Young Queenslanders aged between 12 to 25 years are invited to nominate as one of 5 National Youth Week Champions to help plan and promote 2017 events. Nominations close Sunday 13 November 2016.
The COAG national summit on reducing violence against women and their children will be held in Brisbane on 28 October 2016. Watch live stream presentations on the day or find out other ways to get involved.
Financial hardship affects relationships, housing, health and life outcomes. Find out what’s being done to build a stronger financial future for Queenslanders in the Queensland Financial Inclusion Plan.
The department is reviewing its investment in placement services to plan the future of out-of-home care. The aim of the review is to ensure that the service system is responsive and focused on meeting the individual needs of children and young people.
The Queensland Government has passed new laws to deliver more tailored support to keep domestic and family violence victims and their children safe, and to strengthen police and justice responses across the state.
Grandparents Day is a chance to discover your grandparents' stories—their history is your history.
Wesley Mission Queensland's Campaign for Change, supported by the Queensland Government, will grant funds of $25,000 plus mentoring to two winning ideas that will drive social change. Applications close 27 November 2016. More...
Young Queensland women aged 17–21 years who are transitioning from care, or have left care to live as independent adults, can now apply for a scholarship to undertake higher education studies. More...