10 October 2015
Grants of up to $3000 are now available for organisations to run community activities in May 2016 to raise awareness of, and help prevent, domestic and family violence. Applications close at 12.00pm on Friday 6 November 2015.
9 October 2015
Help us to develop a Violence Against Women Prevention Plan for Queensland that addresses the causes, forms and impacts of violence against women, including domestic violence and sexual violence. Have your say now by completing the survey.
1 October 2015
October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise community awareness about sexual violence and to promote support options for people affected by sexual assault and abuse.
25 September 2015
The Queensland and Commonwealth Governments have agreed to an early launch of the NDIS in North Queensland.
17 September 2015
The department is undertaking a public consultation for the review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009. The review will ensure that adoption practice in Queensland is supported by a contemporary legislative framework.
11 September 2015
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.
10 September 2015
Unpaid carers make an extraordinary contribution to our society. Make a free pledge to show your support for carers and help build a carer-friendly Australia during National Carers Week from 11-17 October.
3 September 2015
The department is undertaking a public consultation for the review of the Child Protection Act 1999. This review will ensure that Queensland has a contemporary legislative framework that underpins the new child and family support system.
2 September 2015
Learn new skills to raise happy, healthy children and help your family thrive. The Triple P Positive Parenting Program is now free for all Queensland parents and carers of children up to 16 years.
19 August 2015
The Queensland Government is seeking feedback on a draft engagement strategy for implementing the Stronger Families reform program. Have your say on the draft strategy by 13 November.
18 August 2015
The Queensland Government’s response to the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland report and the draft Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy are now available. Have your say on the draft strategy.
11 August 2015
We have set 2 targets for women on boards, including 50% female representation on Queensland Government boards by 2020. Find out how to join.