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Tranche 2 child protection legislation changes

Queensland’s child protection laws have changed

Changes to the Child Protection Act 1999 will reinforce children’s rights; strengthen children’s voices in decisions that affect them; improve how we work with First Nations children and families; and stregthen the regulation of care.

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Community Partnership Innovation Grants Round 2 recipients announcement

From Mount Isa to Goondiwindi 12 organisations throughout Queensland will share over $3 million to help deliver community-led initiatives that support young people – who are or could become offenders – to change their behaviours and improve community connection.

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.

Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs


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

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      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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