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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

Youth Justice

The PCYC Emerald mural in process of being painted by the young person, and the final artwork.

Art project helps young person return to school

The Central West Youth Justice Service Centre has partnered with PCYC Emerald to deliver a unique art program to help a young person in their region.

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.

Young people snag a great opportunity

Young people participating in the Western Districts' T2S program built a BBQ trailer to give back to their community, learning important skills in the process.

Space and place activities for youth in Cairns

At-risk kids in West Cairns reap the benefits of new program

An 8-week trial program that increased the availability and choice of activities for at-risk children aged 8 to 12 years old has been extended due to its success.

Reconnecting families in FNQ

Joanne Borg has won a Child Protection Week 2018 Award for her Reconnection project.


Father holding children

2019-20 Budget

The Queensland Budget 2019-20 includes significant allocations to make a difference for children, young people, women, men and families.

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.

Truth, healing and reconciliation grants

Truth, Healing and Reconciliation grants

Submissions are open for projects, events or initiatives that contribute to the truth, healing and/or reconciliation of people with lived experience of institutional child abuse across Queensland.

  • 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?