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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

Crocheted poppies are draped over the Burpengary War Memorial which has ‘Lest we forget’ in large letters.

Young people commemorate Remembrance Day

12 young people connected to the Caboolture Youth Justice Service Centre helped set up a display at the Burpengary War Memorial.

Supporting children into the future

Sarah is leading the way for our Far North Queensland child safety team.

Schools are saying Not Now, Not Ever

Schools got behind our Not Now, Not Ever campaign to help put an end to domestic and family violence.

Meet Sarah Cox. She’s single and a foster carer.

Sarah Cox says while she doesn’t want kids of her own, she acknowledges there are lots of children who need a foster carer.


Design the Queensland Youth Week 2019 artwork

Are you a creative type? Do you love design? Help us create the look for Queensland Youth Week 2019. Enter now.

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.

Report on Youth Justice from Special Advisor, Bob Atkinson, to Minister Farmer

Mr Atkinson was appointed as a special advisor to the Minister on 12 February 2018 and was requested to examine and advise on youth justice matters. Read his advice in the full report.

  • 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?
Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.