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National Carers Week 2017

Australia counts on carers, and National Carers Week—from 15 to 21 October—is a time to celebrate and recognise the 2.7 million Australians who provide care and support to a family member or friend. Find out how you can get involved.


We need more foster carers, like you

Foster carers come from all walks of life. It’s a special job that needs people with extraordinary hearts. View the stories of foster carer families and find out how you can become one.


November is Transition to Independence Month

Young people leaving care need support and guidance as they transition to life as independent adults. Find out how you can help.


Sexual Violence Awareness Month

October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month. Along with raising awareness about sexual violence, the month is an opportunity for all of us to say sexual violence will not be tolerated in our communities.


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2018 Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month community grants now open

Grants of up to $5,000 are now available to assist organisations to run  events, projects or activities in May 2018 to raise awareness of domestic and family violence. Applications close at midday on Friday 10 November 2017.


2017 Queensland Community Recovery Forum

Participate in our forum, on 25 October 2017, to discuss challenges and identify opportunities for building resilience in communities following natural disasters.


Changing Queensland's child protection laws

The Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2017 has been introduced to Parliament proposing changes to the Child Protection Act to keep children safe, protected and supported to reach their full potential.


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Last updated:
17 October 2017
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