Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

Our priorities

This class of information in our publication scheme provides information about strategy and performance information, plans, assessments, inspections and reviews.

Overarching priority-setting documents
Ministerial charter letters detail the Queensland Government's commitments and priorities ministers are responsible for delivering through the agencies in their portfolios.

Published informationSummary

Overarching priority-setting documents

  • Part 9 (Page 58) of the annual report provides the department’s performance ‘scorecard’.
  • In addition to financial information for the budget year, these statements provide information on the department’s objectives and performance.

Child and family

Priority: Enabling children and young people in care to thrive, and to transition successfully to adult life

Key deliverables:

  • Facilitate and implement child protection and family support reforms in collaboration with other agencies
  • Fund and support these services delivered by carers and non-government organisations
  • Facilitate implementation of these supports for children and young people in out-of-home care

Priority: Reducing the disproportionate representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders in child protection

Key deliverable:

  • Progress the action plan to reduce the disproportionate representation in child protection and improve life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
Priority: Transforming child protection to enable children and families to maintain safety, wellbeing and belonging

Key deliverables:

  • Facilitate and implement Supporting Families, Changing Futures, in collaboration with other agencies
  • Continue to embed this practice framework
  • Deliver high-quality statutory child protection services

Priority: Preventing and responding to domestic and family violence and sexual assault

Key deliverables:

Priority: Transforming family and parenting supports so that children and families receive assistance when they need it

Key deliverable:

  • Facilitate and implement Supporting Families, Changing Futures, child protection and family support reforms in collaboration with other agencies
  • Report scheduled to be handed down in December 2017

Priority: Actioning initiatives arising from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and other review bodies

Key deliverable:

  • Respond to relevant matters and recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and other review bodies
  • This site provides timely and accessible performance data about the family support and child protection system.

 

 

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