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Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

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

Child Protection Act consultation

Have your say on options for further changes to the Child Protection Act 1999. Consultation closes 6 September 2019.

Supporting families, changing futures

Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-2023

View the Supporting Families Changing Futures 2019-2023 5-year whole-of-government strategy for the final stage of the 10-year child and family reform program.

Youth Justice

Department of Youth Justice website

Find out how the new department is working with children, families, communities and government to change the story for young people involved with the youth justice system.

Learn about the National Redress Scheme

People who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse can apply to the National Redress Scheme.

Finding support for DFV is now easier

Queenslanders experiencing or impacted by domestic and family violence can visit the new Queensland Government domestic violence online portal as a single point of access for information, services and support.

The final t-shirt designs and the child’s initial drawings.

Roma Child Safety team shows support through new t-shirts

The Roma Child Safety Service Centre team is sporting new t-shirts featuring the artwork of a young Aboriginal artist they support.

Storytelling artwork - culture, families and communities

Learn more about our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander storytelling artwork featured on many of our resources and publications.

  • 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?