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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.

Tackle cyberbullying - apply now

Tackle cyberbullying grants

If you're a young Queenslander aged 10-17 or a community organisation, you can apply for a grant to help tackle cyberbullying.

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.

Connecting with foster and kinship carers

If you are a foster or kinship carer, browse through our new online information to find all you need to know to help you care for, and provide a safe and healthy environment for, a child or young person who is placed with you.

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.

Queensland joins National Redress Scheme

The Queensland Government has announced that from late 2018 it will join the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

Brighter futures, better outcomes for Queensland youth

From Mornington Island to Mount Molar and everywhere in between, read how Youth Justice works across Queensland offering programs and services to young people and their families.

Keep kids more than safe

Professionals and the community can help keep children more than safe by doing the QFCC's online module, Protecting Children, and incorporating it into staff training.

Changing Queensland’s child protection laws

Legislation changes allow Child Safety to provide information to people who are, or have been in out-of-home care, parents and guardians, the police and interstate child welfare authorities.

'Deadly' reforms across the state

Better futures are happening. Read about how our latest changes are designed to support young people in the youth justice system while contributing to community safety. 

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