Have you registered for the National Child Protection Conference to be co-hosted by the Child and Family Welfare Association of Australia (CAFWAA), Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) and PeakCare on 24th and 25th June at Rydges, South Bank, South Brisbane? View the draft Conference Program and watch out for regular updates to the program over oncoming days and weeks including some BIG announcements.
Click here to register. Registrations close on 6th June or when all available places are filled.
Have you registered to attend the Masterclass Workshop to be facilitated by Professor Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada at Rydges, South Bank on 26th June?
Professor Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation, and has 25 years of social work experience in child protection and Indigenous children’s rights. Her promotion of culturally based and evidence informed solutions has been recognised by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, the Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, Frontline Defenders and many others. An author of over 50 publications and a widely sought after public speaker, Cindy has collaborated with other Indigenous leaders to assist the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in the development and adoption of a General Comment on the Rights of Indigenous children. Professor Blackstock’s workshop is designed to strengthen the voice of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector and further encourage representation and strong advocacy under the changing legislative and policy reform.
The QATSICPP Members’ Conference 2019 will highlight the skills and expertise of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector and its workforce. Important information, knowledge and best practice will be showcased by Member Organisation presentations. An integral part of the Conference is honouring QATSICPP’s Strategic Priorities: Sector and Practice Excellence; Partnerships and Accountability; Voice and Representation; and Cultural Leadership.
As a ‘special bonus’, you are also invited to attend QATSICPP’s 10 Year Anniversary Dinner to be held at 7pm at Rydges on 28th June.
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