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  • Seniors Week – it’s on for young and old

    28 July 2015

    Seniors Week celebrations will be held throughout Queensland from 15 to 23 August, providing a wonderful opportunity for all Queenslanders to attend  local events and recognise the valuable contributions older people make to our communities.

  • Helping service providers prepare for the NDIS

    28 July 2015

    To help prepare service providers for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a range of tools and resources have been developed to assist organisations to respond to consumer demand with the NDIS.

  • Family and Child Connect services open to vulnerable families

    27 July 2015

    Another six Family and Child Connect services have opened their doors across Queensland.

  • Re-focus app

    21 July 2015

    Women’s Legal Service has launched the Re-focus app for women thinking of separating. It covers legal information about domestic violence, arrangements for children, financial and property matters, safe accommodation options and referrals and coping tips about separation.

  • Queensland Multicultural Awards

    12 June 2015

    Tickets are now on sale for the 2015 Queensland Multicultural Awards. The gala dinner, held on 22 August, will mark the beginning of Queensland Multicultural Week. Secure your tickets and help celebrate Queensland’s multicultural champions.

  • Trust your instinct

    1 June 2015

    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.

  • Next Step After Care

    10 April 2015

    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

    24 March 2015

    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.