Elder abuse is often hidden away—people aren’t willing to talk about it, or make excuses to justify abusive behaviour. This needs to change. Everyone needs to know there’s no excuse for elder abuse.
The Queensland Government has outlined the way forward for developing an action plan to improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
The Queensland Government is investing $150 million to establish new, community-run services to enhance the wellbeing and safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children across the state.
The Queensland Government has accepted recommendations made by the Queensland Law Reform Commission in its report Review of the Child Protection Mandatory Reporting Laws for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.
All over Queensland, people are taking up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence. See what others have done and share how you’re taking up the challenge.
My Home is a new care option that places children in the tertiary system who are unable to be returned to their families, with permanent foster carers.
Supporting Families Changing Futures: Advancing Queensland’s child protection and family support reforms reports on key achievements of the 10-year reform agenda to date and sets out the priorities for next two years.
Learn more about the Queensland Government’s approach to achieving a more age-friendly state where people of all ages can actively participate in community life.
We have partnered with the Community Services Industry Alliance and Deloitte Access Economics to release a report to help the community services industry better plan for future workforce and business requirements in order meet the changing needs of Queensland communities.
Queensland now has a signed Bilateral Agreement for full rollout of the NDIS.
The Queensland Women’s Strategy is a five-year plan for how government, business and the community can work together to achieve gender equality.
New guidelines have been developed for reporting missing children in care. These guidelines support foster and kinship carers and staff in care services when responding to situations where a child in out-of-home care has gone missing from where they live. More information.
We want to know your thoughts about Queensland Community Care services and how these services can be improved. The survey is open until 27 May 2016. More information.