Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

Our governance committees

Our governance committee structure supports the Director-General across 4 key governance areas.

Executive governance

The purpose of our executive governance committees is to provide stewardship of the department’s strategic direction and performance, and assurance of conformance with statutory obligations, probity and propriety, regulatory compliance and access, equity, inclusion, diversity, and cultural capability.

Our executive governance committees are:

  • Portfolio Executive Board
  • First Nations Council
  • Executive Leadership Committee
  • Audit and Risk Committee.

Leadership and performance governance

The purpose of our leadership and performance governance committees is to provide oversight of design, monitoring and review of strategy implementation and service delivery, economy and efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and access, equity, inclusion, diversity and cultural capability.

Our leadership and performance governance committees are:

  • Child and Family Leadership and Performance Committee
  • Youth Leadership and Performance Committee.

Corporate governance

The purpose of our corporate governance committees is to provide oversight of resources and financial performance, information management and innovation, investment and partnerships, and access, equity, inclusion, diversity and cultural capability.

Our corporate governance committees are:

  • People and Culture Committee
  • Finance and Budget Committee
  • Investment and Partnerships Committee
  • Information and Innovation Committee.

Customer and stakeholder voices

The purpose of our customer and stakeholder voices committees is to inform vision and strategy, design and implementation, monitoring and review, and access, equity, inclusion, diversity and cultural capability.

Our customer and stakeholder voices committees include:

  • Child and Family Stakeholder Advisory Group
  • Youth Justice Stakeholder Advisory Group
  • Agency Consultative Committee
  • various sector forums, including non-government organisations, women, domestic and family violence, youth and community services.

More information

If you would like to find out more information about any of these governance committees, please email governance@csyw.qld.gov.au.

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