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The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting warmer than average daytime temperatures across Queensland this summer, with an increased risk of heatwaves. A heatwave is a long period of very hot weather with temperatures usually ranging from 37°C to 42°C. Find out how to prepare for one.
Celebrating Multicultural Queensland grants for projects now open
Community groups, local councils and organisations are invited to apply for grants to deliver multicultural projects for migrants and refugees through a range of activities across Queensland.
Queensland Gives Christmas Appeal
This Christmas the Queensland Gives appeal will help refugees start a new life in Queensland. Find out how you can be a part.
Bring a smile to a child this Christmas
It takes a village to raise a child, so play your part by giving a gift to children and young people in care.
Changes to the Adoption Act 2009
On 2 November 2016, Queensland Parliament passed the Adoption and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, making a number of changes to the Adoption Act 2009.
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
We are reviewing our 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.
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.