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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domestic and family violence resources

The Queensland Government has developed a new range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources to help build awareness of the importance of seeking help and support for people experiencing domestic and family violence.

Supporting Families Changing Futures 2018 Update

Find out what we’ve achieved so far in the 10 year reform program and our stage 2 vision.

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.

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.

Queensland Budget 2018-19: Delivering for Women

In 2018-19 the Queensland Government will continue to invest in areas where persistent issues prevent women and girls from fully taking part in society. Learn more about how the State Budget is delivering for women.

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.

Reforms to keep QLD children safe reaches half-way point

It's been 5 years since the Commission of Inquiry recommended a new child protection and family support system for Queensland. Travelling the Reform Roadmap showcases the achievements to keep kids safe and cared for.

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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