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The department offers services supporting children, youth, older people, volunteers, families domestic and family violence.
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Information about this website.
Information about reform and renewal within the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
- Child and family The Queensland Government has outlined its reform agenda for supporting Queensland families and keeping children safe.
- Disability services The Queensland Government has outlined its plan to prepare Queensland for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and to support a more accessible and inclusive Queensland.
- National Disability Insurance Scheme in Queensland The National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS will start in Queensland from 1 July 2016 and will be fully implemented by 2019. Find out more about what it means for Queenslanders and what the Queensland Government is doing to get Queensland ready for the scheme.
- Queensland Government Disability Plans Queensland Government disability plans contribute to Queenslands commitments under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020. The Queensland Government is developing a new disability plan to provide the framework to build more inclusive and accessible Queensland communities over the coming years.
- Domestic and family violence The Queensland Government has outlined its strategy to end domestic and family violence.
- Social Services The department is currently engaging with industry stakeholders to develop a Queensland Community Services Jobs, Skills and Industry Strategy.
Consolidated and streamlined quality standards for human services in Queensland.
Information about a career with the Department of Communities including career options, salary, leave entitlements, study assistance, superannuation and other flexible and rewarding employment conditions.
A list of the support and services offered by the department.
- Our organisation
- Our Ministers Read the profiles for Coralee ORourke, Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland and Shannon Fentiman, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence and Grace Grace, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs.
- Putting customers first Find out how we are putting our customers first and our progress in transforming the way we are doing our business.
- Customer service compliments and complaints Information about how to submit a compliment or make a complaint.
- Right to Information The Right to Information is the Queensland Governments approach to giving the community greater access to information.
- Publication scheme Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from the department. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by government...
- Disclosure log Section 78 of the RTI Act requires the department to include certain information to a Disclosure Log as soon as practicable after a valid access application is made, in particular, the details of the information being sought as stated in the application and the date the application was made.
- State Budget
- Corporate publications A listing of the departments corporate publications.
- Social media
- Contact us
Content provided for general public consumption as part of the Open Data initiative.
Supporting Families Changing Futures will deliver information and links into other agency sites about the initiatives coming out of the Queensland Government's reform agenda for a new child protection and family support system.
- Background Information about the Supporting Families Changing Futures Reform Program, including the establishment of the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry, the Inquirys findings, and the Queensland Government response and investment.
- Partners in reform The Queensland Government is working in collaboration with peak organisations, non-government organisations and local communities to progress the child and family reform agenda.
- Implementing the reforms The Queensland Government and non-government sectors, including peak bodies, service providers and communities, are working in partnership to plan, design and deliver a range of reforms that will collectively build a new child protection and family support system for Queensland. The reforms focus on achieving seven strategic directions.
- News All news and media statements about the Supporting Families Changing Futures Reform Program, including all previous editions of the Supporting Families Changing Futures update e-newsletter.
The Queensland Government is taking action to end domestic and family violence.
Take up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence
- Take up the challenge All over Queensland, in our workplaces, schools, sporting clubs, neighbourhoods and communities, people are taking up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence.
- Not Now, Not Ever campaign Find out more about the Not now, not ever campaign and how to get involved.
- Get support
Queensland Multicultural Month, a Queensland Government initiative, was celebrated for the first time in August 2016. With events and activities statewide, it’s the state’s largest celebration of our multiculturalism.
- Weekly themes Each week of Queensland Multicultural Month had a different theme to acknowledge the diverse contribution migrants and refugees have made to Queenslands culture and prosperity.
- Events Queensland Multicultural Month, a Queensland Government initiative, will be celebrated for the first time in August 2016. With events and activities statewide, its the states largest celebration of our multiculturalism.
- Photo gallery
Find out how you can recognise the signs of elder abuse and seek help for yourself or someone you know.
- What is elder abuse? The most common forms of elder abuse include emotional abuse, financial abuse, physical abuse and neglect. Sexual abuse can also occur.
- Get help Helping yourself or someone else who is experiencing elder abuse is easier than you may think. A range of support and services are available to ensure older Queenslanders are safe from elder abuse.
- About the campaign Read about the campaign Theres no excuse for elder abuse.
Find out about the programs, locations and speakers for the Queensland Disability Conference 2016.
The Queensland Women's Strategy outlines the Queensland Government vision for women and girls with emphasis on gender equality. The Queensland Women’s Strategy Community Implementation Plan includes initiatives from community organisations, private sector and industry groups, as well as government, that align with the Strategy and progress gender equality in Queensland.
Get involved with Queensland Women's Week to recognise and celebrate the achievements of Queensland's women and girls. The week will be held from 6 to 12 March 2017.