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Bushfire funding support available for childcare services

Eligible child care services in bushfire and/or drought affected areas can apply for extended funding under the Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) special circumstance grant funding for a range of activities including: establishing a temporary premises; wages for staff; replacement of furniture and fittings; playground equipment; addressing health and safety requirements; and if facing financial pressure. Also for educators, Be You from Beyond Blue has developed a resource pack for early learning services and schools affected by bushfire events. The resource pack focuses on providing information related to mental health and wellbeing for learning communities, and covers immediate, short-term and long-term responses.

Care experienced Youth Advisory Group to be appointed in Queensland

Youth Advisory Group to be appointed as key outcome of Queensland’s Residential Care Review, updated HSQF soon applicable, PeakCare’s new…

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DCSSDS Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines – FAQs and Clarifications

In late 2023, the Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services released the Motor Vehicle Safety – Guidelines for Child…

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Universities Accord Final Report released, legislative changes, and foster carer engagement

The Universities Accord Final Report has been released, containing recommendations to reform Australia’s higher education system. It’s also Queensland Women’s…

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Care experienced Youth Advisory Group to be appointed in Queensland

Youth Advisory Group to be appointed as key outcome of Queensland’s Residential Care Review, updated HSQF soon applicable, PeakCare’s new…

Read More

DCSSDS Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines – FAQs and Clarifications

In late 2023, the Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services released the Motor Vehicle Safety – Guidelines for Child…

Read More

Universities Accord Final Report released, legislative changes, and foster carer engagement

The Universities Accord Final Report has been released, containing recommendations to reform Australia’s higher education system. It’s also Queensland Women’s…

Read More