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Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

We provide the following information for the community on the Queensland Government website:

Caring for a child

Support for victims of abuse

Announcements and initiatives

Queensland Women’s Week 2020 Grants

Applications open 1 October 2019 for community grants of up to $3,000 to host events, projects and activities during Queensland Women’s Week, to be held from 6 to 15 March 2020.

Release of Sexual Violence Prevention Framework

Prevent. Support. Believe. Queensland’s Framework to address Sexual Violence has been released. The Framework outlines the Queensland Government’s overarching approach to preventing and responding to sexual violence.

Sexual Violence Awareness Month

Sexual Violence Awareness Month is held every October to raise community awareness and send the message that sexual violence will not be tolerated in our communities.

Supporting families, changing futures

Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-2023

View the Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-2023 5-year whole-of-government strategy for the final stage of the 10-year child and family reform program.

Learn about the National Redress Scheme

People who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse can apply to the National Redress Scheme.

The final t-shirt designs and the child’s initial drawings.

Roma Child Safety team shows support through new t-shirts

The Roma Child Safety Service Centre team is sporting new t-shirts featuring the artwork of a young Aboriginal artist they support.

  • Supporting Families, Changing Futures

    The Queensland Government is transforming the state’s child protection and family support system to help families care for their children and make Queensland the safest place in Australia to raise a child.

    Find out more about Supporting Families, Changing Futures

  • End domestic and family violence

    Based on the recommendations of the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, we are leading a 10-year reform program to put an end to domestic and family violence in partnership with the non-government sector, business and the Queensland community.

    Find out more about End domestic and family violence

Feedback and complaints

We’re keen to hear about your experience with us. Do you have any ideas about how we can improve our service?