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  • Consulting with parents and young peoplePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Earlier this year, the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women’s South West Region established a Young Person’s Consultation Group as well as a Parent Advocacy Group.

  • Family Matters Report 2019Posted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children being over-represented in the child protection systems continues to escalate nationally at an alarming rate, reveals The Family Matters Report 2019, with Queensland the exception.

  • Forde Foundation grants surpass $3.1 millionPosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Established in 2000 by the Queensland Government, in response to Recommendation 39 of the Forde Inquiry, the Forde Foundation has just released its Impact Report 2018/2019, highlighting its achievements over the last year and its lifetime.

  • New trainers assist staff to address impact of domestic and family violencePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    More Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women staff will receive training in domestic violence informed child safety practice with seven new trainers starting in the regions.

  • Project Safeguard leads to significant outcomes for residential carePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Last year, the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women’s South East Region commenced its Project Safeguard pilot, which brings together a range of agencies from both government and non-government sectors to improve outcomes for young people in residential care.

  • Street CRED is keeping communities safePosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    To continue its winning streak, Street C.R.E.D, a Child Protection Award-winning project recently won a Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Keep Communities Safe category.

  • Unify – enabling connections for children, young people and familiesPosted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women, in partnership with the Department of Youth Justice, has begun a four-year program called Unify to transform the way it does business and to replace the current Integrated Client Management System.

  • What legal issues can a Child Advocate Legal Officer assist with?Posted: Wednesday 11 December 2019

    The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is an independent agency whose purpose is to promote and protect the rights and interests of children and young people in the child protection system and in detention, disability and authorised mental health facilities.

  • Child Safety Practice Manual RedesignPosted: Tuesday 10 December 2019

    The Child Safety Practice Manual, which underpins the day-to-day work of Child Safety frontline workers, has been redesigned to support quality and consistent practice.

  • National Redress Scheme’s first anniversaryPosted: Monday 16 September 2019

    The National Redress Scheme has reached a significant milestone, with more than 4,500 applications made across Australia during its first 12 months.

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