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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

Youth Justice

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.

Young people snag a great opportunity

Young people part of the Western Districts' T2S program built a BBQ trailer to give back to their community, learning important skills in the process.

Space and place activities for youth in Cairns

At-risk kids in West Cairns reap the benefits of new program

An 8-week trial program that increased the availability and choice of activities for at-risk children aged 8–12 years old has been extended due to its success.

Reconnecting families in FNQ

Joanne Borg has wone a Child Protection Week 2018 Award for her Reconnection project.

Supporting children into the future

Sarah is leading the way for our Far North Queensland child safety team.

News

We need more foster carers, like you

Fostering is a special job that needs people with extraordinary hearts. People just like you. View the stories of real foster carer families and find out how you can become one.

Storytelling artwork: culture, families and communities

Learn more about our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander storytelling artwork featured on many of our resources and publications.

Report on Youth Justice from Special Advisor, Bob Atkinson, to Minister Farmer

Mr Atkinson was appointed as a special advisor to the Minister on 12 February 2018 and was requested to examine and advise on youth justice matters. Read his advice in the full report.

  • 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?