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Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Changing Queensland’s child protection laws

Priority changes are being proposed to the Child Protection Act to keep children safe, protected and supported to reach their full potential.

Strategy 2017–2021 now available

Read our strategic plan, which sets out our vision, priorities, commitments and key deliverables for the 2017–18 financial year.

Multicultural Events Grants now open

Applications are now open for the 2017-18 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Events Grants. These events will celebrate and promote intercultural connections, and increase appreciation and understanding of Queensland’s multicultural identity.

Queensland Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Roundtable

Do you have experience supporting and advancing the interests of LGBTI Queenslanders? Nominations for this event are now open.

A new child safety career is waiting for you

Are you ready to make a difference to the lives of some of Queensland's most vulnerable children and families? We need qualified people just like you to fill 292 new child safety positions over the next two years. We'll need 236 in the coming year alone

There’s no excuse for elder abuse

Would you recognise elder abuse if it happened to someone you know? Find out what elder abuse is and how you can help.

Queensland budget 2017-18: supporting our communities

The 2017-18 Queensland Budget focuses on the sustainability of the disability and community services sectors which support some of our most vulnerable people.

Domestic and family violence legislative changes commence

Changes to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act from 30 May will mean greater protection for victims and their children. The changes strengthen police and justice responses, and allow for improved information sharing between government and non-government organisations.

Our way to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The Queensland Government in partnership with community organisations has released a strategy and action plan outlining how we will work differently together to improve life opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

Financial assistance for non-profit organisations

If your non-profit organisation has been affected by ex-Cyclone Debbie, you may be eligible for loans or grants assistance through the QRAA. Logan, Scenic Rim and Gold Coast regions assistance just announced.

Announcements and consultations

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