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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.

Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs


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