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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

Stand by us to stop cyberbullying

Young Queenslanders said they want parents and carers to ‘Stand by us’ to navigate cyberbullying together. Get advice and support.

Congratulations to the DFV Prevention Honour Roll inductees

We extend our congratulations to the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Honour Roll inductees and say thank you for making the prevention of domestic and family violence your business.

Foster and kinship care recruitment

We need more foster carers, like you

Fostering needs people with extraordinary hearts. People just like you. View the stories of real foster carer families and find out how to become one.

Smoke alarm installation for carers

Approved foster and kinship carers who own their own dwellings can apply for a compliant smoke alarm system to be installed at no cost.

Changing Tracks improving lives

Changing Tracks 2020-2022 continues to set the vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people to grow up safe, loved and cared for in family, community and culture.

Stay safe online during COVID-19

There are lots of great ways to stay safe online when you are at home. Visit the Office of the eSafety Commissioner website for a range of tips and advice.

  • 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?