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Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

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

Washing hands

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Keep informed of the latest updates.

Find support for domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence is never acceptable. If you are – or someone you know is – experiencing domestic and family violence, reach out for support.

National Redress Scheme

National Redress Scheme

New videos explaining the National Redress Scheme, how to access support and how to apply for redress are now available for sharing.

Apply for a sexual and domestic and family violence sectors grant

Frontline sexual and domestic violence sectors can now apply for a one-off grant to respond to the additional challenges and complexities posed by COVID-19.

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.

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.

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.

  • 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?