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Sexual Violence Awareness Month
October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise community awareness about sexual violence and to promote support options for people affected by sexual assault and abuse.
Grandparents Day – Sunday 25 October
Find out how you can celebrate the special connection you share with your grandparents.
Trust your instinct
Domestic and family violence takes many forms and can sometimes have fatal consequences. If you are concerned someone you know is being abused, don’t let your concern become regret. Trust your instinct – call DV Connect on 1800 811 811.
Review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009
The Queensland Government is undertaking a public consultation to review the operation of the Adoption Act 2009. The review aims to ensure that the legislative framework continues to reflect contemporary community values.
Accessible Daisy2 domestic violence app launched
The Daisy2 app now connects even more women with specialist domestic and family violence and sexual assault services in their local areas. It has new features to improve accessibility.
Review of the Child Protection Act 1999
The Queensland Government is building a new child protection and family support system to deliver efficient, effective and sustainable support to children, families and communities. A public consultation is being undertaken to review the Child Protection Act 1999 to ensure that the new support system is underpinned by a contemporary legislative framework.
Free parenting program for all Queensland mums and dads
Learn new skills to raise happy, healthy children and help your family thrive. The Triple P Positive Parenting Program is now free for all Queensland parents and carers of children up to 16 years.
National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and Their Children
This plan explains the important work being done by all Australian governments, community organisations and individuals to reduce violence against women and their children.
Responding to domestic and family violence in Queensland
The Queensland Government’s response to the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland report and the draft Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy are now available. Have your say on the draft strategy.
Be a part of creating Stronger Families
The Queensland Government is seeking feedback on a draft engagement strategy for implementing the Stronger Families reform program. Have your say on the draft strategy by 13 November.
Get on board
We have set 2 targets for women on boards, including 50% female representation on Queensland Government boards by 2020. Find out how to join.
Self Recovery App
Access to vital information about Queensland disasters and emergencies is now available through the Self Recovery App.
Could you be a foster carer?
Find how to become a foster or kinship carer and how potential carers are screened and assessed.
14 Sep — 19 Nov
9–11 & 16–18 Oct
28 Oct — 4 Nov