- General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Reducing violence against women and their children
The COAG national summit on reducing violence against women and their children will be held in Brisbane on 28 October 2016. Watch live stream presentations on the day or find out other ways to get involved.
Building a stronger financial future for Queenslanders
Financial hardship affects relationships, housing, health and life outcomes. Find out what’s being done to build a stronger financial future for Queenslanders in the Queensland Financial Inclusion Plan.
Out-of-Home Care reform initiative
The department is reviewing its investment in placement services to plan the future of out-of-home care. The aim of the review is to ensure that the service system is responsive and focused on meeting the individual needs of children and young people.
National Carers Week—16-22 October
During National Carers Week we celebrate the outstanding contribution of unpaid carers and the important role they play in the lives of people with a disability, mental illness and the aged.
Greater protection for domestic and family violence victims and their children
The Queensland Government has passed new laws to deliver more tailored support to keep domestic and family violence victims and their children safe, and to strengthen police and justice responses across the state.
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 that sexual violence will not be tolerated in our communities.
Child protection mandatory reporting obligations for early childhood professionals
From 1 July 2017, child protection mandatory reporting obligations under the Child Protection Act 1999 will be extended to include early childhood education and care professionals.
Take up the Not Now, Not Ever challenge
All over Queensland, people are taking up the challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence. See what others have done and share how you’re taking up the challenge.
Become an accredited Triple P provider
Free training is available for individuals and organisations that work with families and parents to become accredited providers of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program to Queensland mums, dads and carers.