Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

Human Rights Week 2022

Human Rights Week 2022

1-10 December is Human Rights Week, and year's theme is Close to Home.

Community Partnership Innovation Grants

Apply now: Community Partnership Innovation Grants

Applications for grants of up to $300,000 are open now for short-term or one-off projects that support young people, who are or could become offenders, to change their behaviours and improve community connection.

New amendments to Queensland's child protection laws

Amendments will streamline the regulation of care, improve the operation of the Act and enable information disclosure in additional circumstances.

Multicultural Queensland Advisory Council members appointed

The Council plays an important role in advising on opportunities and issues impacting culturally and linguistically diverse Queenslanders. 

Increasing diversity and inclusion on government boards

The Diversity and Inclusion on Boards toolkit provides information, practical strategies and tools to increase diversity and inclusion on Queensland Government boards, committees and other government bodies.

Foster carers

We need more foster carers, like you

Fostering needs people with extraordinary hearts. People just like you. View the stories of real foster carer families and find out how you can become one.

Family Wellbeing Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Wellbeing Services

For our children, we all walk together to keep them safe, strong and connected to culture. Family Wellbeing Services are here to provide free, confidential advice and support for families and children of all ages.


  • Work for us

    We are looking for empathetic, responsible and trustworthy people who take their dedication to the next level and have a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children and young people.

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  • National Redress Scheme

    Watch videos that explain the National Redress Scheme, how to access support and how to apply for redress.

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    • Contact a Child Safety Service Centre

      Child Safety Service Centres provide support to children, young people, families and carers. Find a centre near you.

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    • How to report child abuse

      Find out how to report suspected child abuse and what happens when you report a concern to us.

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    • Youth justice reform

      We are committed to reforming the youth justice system to make our communities safer and reduce youth crime.

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  • Compliments, complaints and suggestions

    We’re keen to hear about your experience with us – what did we do well or how can we improve our service?

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