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AIHW releases analysis of 2014 2015 child protection data

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released Child Protection Australia 2014-15 last week. Across Australia, the report showed that the number of children in contact with the child protection system continued to increase. ...

ANOTHER PEAKCARE COMPETITION. BE IN IT TO WIN IT!

PeakCare is running yet another competition. All you need to do is submit correct answers to five simple questions listed below....

PeakCares Roundtables Roadtrip 2016

Our invitation to you...

The views of children and young people in out-of-home care: overview of indicator results from a pilot national survey 2015

In March 2016, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released an overview of the results from the pilot survey of children and young people in out-of-home care across Australia....

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle competition

PeakCare is pleased to announce the winners of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle Competition. ...

Issues paper released about changes to civil litigation involving child sexual abuse

Following on from a paper by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse about how best to provide effective justice through redress and civil litigation, the Queensland Government has announced it will remove the statutory limitation period for child sexual abuse claims; released whole-of-Queensland Government guidelines for responding to civil litigation in relation...

More about the Royal Commission into the South Australian child protection system

The South Australian Child Protection Systems Royal Commission Report, The life they deserve, was released in early August 2016. The report is presented in two volumes. The first volume sets out what the Royal Commission did to examine the adequacy of current laws and policies to protect children and young people, system deficits and 260 recommendations addressing a wide range of structural, sys...

Minister Fentiman delivers enthralling speech at PeakCare's AGM

If you were unable to attend PeakCare’s AGM on Wednesday, 7th December 2016, make sure you read the enthralling speech delivered by the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence....

PeakCare's Board for 2017

Your candidates for PeakCare's Board for 2017

New Family and Child Connect services (FaCC), Intensive Family Support services (IFS) and specialist Domestic and Family Violence services

The Queensland Government Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (the department) wishes to advise of the release of an Expression of Interest (EOI) for Mount Isa / Gulf Family Support and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention and Support Services...

Queensland Child Protection Week Grants and Awards

To participate in Queensland Child Protection Week, a number of Grants and Award nomination options are available...

Close the Gap Day

PeakCare encourages our members, supporters, eNews subscribers and the community at large to take some time out of their day today to give some thought to the contribution we should all be making towards closing the gap....

PeakCare Research group kicks off for 2016

PeakCare members were treated to four terrific presentations at the first meeting of the Research Group for 2016....

Support the FIN Parent Cafe

On the 17th February 2016, SEQ FIN will be holding a Parent Café to provide an opportunity for parents to contribute their views to the current review of the Child Protection Act 1999....

Queensland Child Protection Parent Perception Study

All parents who are currently involved with the Department and subject to Intervention with Parental Agreement (IPA) or a Child Protection Order (CPO) are invited to participate in this study....

Batiba Guwiyal

The Batiba Guwiyal conference is focused on facilitating collaborative efforts to tackle the impacts and find solutions to child sexual assault in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The conference is being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 1st and 2nd March, 2016....

Third Action Plan (2015-18) released

In late 2015, the Third Action Plan (2015-18) under the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020 was launched by Commonwealth Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Christian Porter MP....

Your invitation to a Royal Commission multicultural forum

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will host a multicultural forum for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Brisbane on Tuesday 1 March....

Have your say in the Your Workforce Your Future survey

The Health and Community Services Workforce Council has partnered with the Queensland Family and Child Commission to develop a baseline profile of Queensland’s child protection and family support workforce in 2016....

Child Placement Principle Competition

Child Placement Principle Competition – the five questions...

On the matter of secure care

The possibility of Queensland children being placed in secure care is again emerging as a hot topic of discussion across the State, with the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services having recently contracted KPMG to develop “an evidence base and options for contained therapeutic care approaches to placement services in a Queensland context”....

Service models for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children blasted at Child Protection Symposium

PeakCare urges co-design of strategies to implement Hope and Healing Framework ...

Research into young people with intellectual disabilities and the police in Queensland

A team of researchers from the School of Justice and the School of Public Health and Social Work at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is currently undertaking an exploratory research project into the experiences of young people with the police in Queensland....

CREATE needs you!

CREATE Foundation is coming to the South West region and bringing with them an exciting project - 'Voices in Action.'...
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