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  • Changing Tracks, improving livesPosted: Tuesday 16 June 2020

    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.

  • Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family strengthsPosted: Monday 15 June 2020

    A new initiative is sharing stories of positive parenting and child rearing practices from our North and Far North Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  • Carer Connect continues to improvePosted: Friday 12 June 2020

    Recent updates to the Carer Connect app allow carers to see information about children and young people staying with them for short breaks.

  • Supporting children to attend school during COVID 19Posted: Thursday 11 June 2020

    In response to COVID-19, Child Safety staff contributed to the establishment of the Department of Education’s Regional Taskforces to ensure children who required support continued to attend school and remained safe during this period.

  • How OPG is supporting children and young people through COVID-19Posted: Wednesday 10 June 2020

    Technology is helping the Office of the Public Guardian adapt their services to continue 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.

  • Navigate Your Health program expandsPosted: Wednesday 10 June 2020

    Two new Navigate Your Health sites in Cairns and Logan will be operational by mid-2020, ensuring that more children and young people in care receive improved access to health checks, referrals and healthcare coordination support.

  • Unify program updatePosted: Tuesday 9 June 2020

    The four-year Unify program continues to progress, led in partnership between the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women and the Department of Youth Justice.

  • Growing Up in Queensland: make their voices heard!Posted: Monday 8 June 2020

    The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) has officially launched their biennial Growing Up in Queensland project, which encourages young people to: Step Up! Speak Out! Make your Voice Heard!

  • Positive parenting support during COVID-19Posted: Monday 8 June 2020

    At a time when Queensland families are under emotional and financial pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important they can get free evidence-based parenting tips and strategies to help them and their children stay calm and optimistic.

  • Greater carer decision-makingPosted: Tuesday 3 March 2020

    We’re making it easier for foster and kinship carers to have greater autonomy in decision-making for children and young people in their care.

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