Child and family - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

Child and family

The Queensland Government has committed to building a new child and family support system over the next 10 years that will have a greater focus on supporting families to provide a safe and secure home for their children.

Through the Supporting Families Changing Futures reform program, we aim to:

  • reduce the number of children and young people in the child protection system
  • revitalise frontline services
  • refocus on learning, improving and taking responsibility for a better child protection system.

This will require a fundamental shift in the way government agencies, child safety professionals and community organisations work with vulnerable families, and with each other.

To deliver the reforms we will focus on seven key areas:

Keep up-to-date

The Supporting Families Changing Futures website is a central point for news and information relating to these reforms.

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