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  • A new day, a new wayPosted: Wednesday 15 September 2021

    In 2018, the Child Protection Act 1999 was amended to enable powers and functions under the Act to be delegated by the Director-General to the CEO of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Organisation in relation to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child.

  • Supporting children with gender and sexual orientation diversityPosted: Tuesday 14 September 2021

    Our 'Children and young people with gender and sexual orientation diversity' policy outlines our commitment to respectful engagement to best support children and young people.

  • Foster care and FACC services translations now available Posted: Monday 13 September 2021

    Great news, you can now access translated foster care and FACC services information online.

  • Help for parents of anxious children and teensPosted: Sunday 12 September 2021

    A program designed to teach parents skills and strategies to help reduce children's anxiety is now available free to all Queensland parents and carers.

  • Get planning for Children's Week 2021Posted: Saturday 11 September 2021

    A child’s right to choose their friends and safely connect with others is the theme for Children’s Week being held from 23 to 31 October.

  • Queensland Child Protection Week 2021 Posted: Thursday 9 September 2021

    Queensland Child Protection Week (CPW) 2021, held from 5 to 11 September, delivered a week of activities highlighting the message that ‘Protecting children is everybody’s business’.

  • Rewards of working with familiesPosted: Wednesday 8 September 2021

    Although challenging at times, working as a Child Safety Officer (CSO) can have many rewards.

  • Family law courts to adopt the Safe & Together modelPosted: Thursday 24 June 2021

    The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia recently announced the courts will engage the Safe & Together Institute to deliver court-wide training based on the Safe & Together Model developed by David Mandel.

  • Introducing the Children and Families Peak Advisory GroupPosted: Thursday 24 June 2021

    The new Children and Families Peak Advisory Group met for the first time in April 2021 to confirm the group's terms of reference and set the agenda for 2021.

  • New 'Family caring for family' guidePosted: Thursday 24 June 2021

    Strengthening support for carers and kin is a key focus of the Supporting Families Changing Futures five-year strategy. To support this, Child Safety developed a new information guide for family members considering becoming kinship carers.

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