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International Women's Day — 8 March 2015
Women and girls across Queensland are being encouraged to ‘Make it Happen’ this International Women’s Day. Connect to support, services and mentors, collaborate with other women to achieve your goals and attend local celebrations.
Nominate now for 2015 YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament
Young people aged 15 to 25 years are invited to apply for the 2015 YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament program. Participants represent their electorate, learn about parliamentary process and have their say on community issues.
New Family and Child Connect ready to help vulnerable families
The first seven Family and Child Connect services are ready to support vulnerable families by connecting them to the right services at the right time. Families will get the help they need to care for their children safely at home.
Help seniors beat the summer heat
Take time during the festive season and summer months to keep an eye on older Queenslanders who could be affected by the heat. Remember to call or visit elderly relatives, friends and neighbours to help ensure they are well hydrated and cool.
2015 Queensland Reconciliation Awards
Nominations are now open for the Queensland Reconciliation Awards program, which recognises businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and initiatives that are advancing reconciliation in Queensland.
Make the call
Non-physical domestic violence can quickly turn into physical abuse with sometimes fatal consequences. If you feel concerned someone you know is being abused, don’t wait. Don’t let concern become regret. Make the call to DV Connect.
Telstra launches Safe Connections initiative
Telstra is providing new smartphones and pre-paid credit to the Women’s Service Network for distribution to domestic and family violence services, as part of the newly launched Safe Connections initiative. Telstra has also released tips on using technology safely.
What’s your What-If Plan?
Make sure you have an emergency plan in place for your family, and prepare your home to be storm and flood ready. Create your plan now.
Could you be a foster carer?
Find how to become a foster or kinship carer and how potential carers are screened and assessed.